Hirunews Logo
Six+killed%2C+219+injured+in+separate+bomb+blasts+near+police+stations+in+Turkey
Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 19:16
Six killed, 219 injured in separate bomb blasts near police stations in Turkey
15

Shares
1,896

Views
Two car bombs have hit police stations in separate cities in Turkey, killing six people and wounding at least 219 others.

The first attack targeted a police station in the eastern city of Van, killing one police officer and two civilians. Some 73 people were hurt.

Hours later, a police station in Elazig was hit, killing at least three police officers and wounding 146 people.

Turkish officials blamed the Kurdish militant group, the PKK.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
130 Views
1,665 Views
1,703 Views
38,966 Views
1,870 Views
40,115 Views
Top