Suicide Bomb Strikes Police Vehicle In Turkey, 7 Killed


Ankara: At least seven police officers have been killed and 27 people injured after a suicide car bomber hit a police bus in the mainly Kurdish-populated city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, according to Minister of Development Cevdet Yılmaz.

Thirteen police personnel and 14 civilians are among those injured, the minister said in a statement cited by local TV channels. The attack took place near a bus stop, which explains the high number of civilian casualties.

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The attacked police bus was on its way to the Turkish southern city of Sanliurfa, local media report. Many ambulances have been sent to the scene.