Friday, 26 August 2016

Car bomb kills 8 policemen, wounds 45 in Turkey

Eight police officers have been killed in a car-bomb attack targeting a checkpoint in Turkey.  

Anadolu Agency says 45 people were wounded Friday in the attack that was carried out with a truck loaded with explosives near the town of Cizre, in Sirnak province.

The explosion hit a checkpoint some 50 meters (yards) from a police station. The Health Ministry says it has sent 12 ambulances and two helicopters to the site.

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