Three killed in Turkey blast (UPDATING)
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 10
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
20:03 (GMT+4) The car bomb exploded in the central part of Turkey's Diyarbakir province as a police bus, transporting the detained members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist group, was passing by, reports the Haber7 news channel.
Three people have been killed, with 45 wounded, including 12 policemen.
Reportedly, several policemen and locals are listed in serious health condition.
18:58 (GMT+4) A car bomb exploded in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir, wounding 15 policemen, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported May 10.
Reportedly, the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist group stands behind the explosion.
Today, a group of unknown people attacked a military convoy in Turkey's Mardin province, wounding five servicemen.
Earlier, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that over 5,359 PKK members have been eliminated as a result of the operations against that terrorist group since July of 2015. The president added that 355 Turkish servicemen were killed during these operations, which will continue until the complete destruction of the PKK.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 25 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives. The UN and the European Union listed the PKK as a terrorist organization.