At least 11 killed, more than 226 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in Turkey

by SpeedLux

About 11 individuals were killed and more than 120 hurt after a string of vehicle bombs targeting police stations exploded in Turkey. The car bombing attack on a police station in the eastern province of Van late Wednesday lead to death of an officer and 2 civilians. Dozens of other individuals, consisting of some 20 cops officers, were wounded, officials stated.

The attack targeted a cops headquarters in the main Ipekyolu district of Van city, Van governorate official Mehmet Parlak was noted by according to state-run Anadolu news company, blaming the “regional terror group”, the official phrase for the PKK.

After some hours, one more car bombing struck police head office in the eastern Turkish city of Elazig early today, killing about three cops office officers and wounding about 100 individuals, the state-run Anadolu Agency stated.

The third attack was a roadside blast targeted a military automobile carrying soldiers in the southeast of the country.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim took a trip to Elazig to check out the place of the bombing in addition to those injured in the attack. He told press reporters there that both the PKK and the Gulen movement were guided by the exact same “intelligence” intent on causing Turkey damage, without elaborating.

You may also like

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


SpeedLux is a high-authority automotive blog providing the latest automotive news and reviews. SpeedLux covers everything related to cars, bikes, and motorcycles, from news and reviews, to troubleshooting guides, tips and tricks, and more. SpeedLux was born in 2009 and we have over 20,000 articles published on our blog. We thank all our readers, as well as our partners, without whom we could not have reached this level.


©2009 – 2024 SpeedLux – Daily Automotive News and Reviews. All Right Reserved.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More