Up to 18 people injured in Turkey’s explosion

Türkiye Materials 1 May 2016 11:07
An explosion occurred in Turkey’s south-eastern area May 1
Up to 18 people injured in Turkey’s explosion

details added (first version posted at 11:07)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 1


An explosion occurred in Turkey's south-eastern area May 1, Anadolu agency reported.

The agency reported that the explosion occurred in front of the police station in the city of Gaziantep.

"One policeman died as a result of the explosion in Gaziantep, 18 people were injured, 15 of them - police officers," TRT Haber TV channel reported.

"One policeman died, 13 people were injured," Anadolu agency reported earlier citing the governor of the Gaziantep province as saying.

"As a result of the incident, one police officer died, 10 people were injured," Haber 7 agency reported citing Mehmet Erdogan, MP from the city of Gaziantep, as saying.

According to the agency, the ambulance and emergency services arrived at the scene.