3 killed, 40 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in eastern Turkey

Istanbul, PTI | Updated : 18 August 2016, 09:51 AM

Three people were killed and 40 more wounded today in a car bomb attack in Turkey’s eastern city of Van carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, a local official said.

The attack targeted a police headquarters in the central Ipekyolu district of Van city, Van governorate official Mehmet Parlak was quoted as saying by the state-run Anadolu news agency, blaming the “regional terror group”, the official phrase for the PKK.

First Published: Thursday, August 18, 2016 09:47 AM

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