Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 19:16
Six killed, 219 injured in separate bomb blasts near police stations in Turkey
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.