In Turkish Diyarbakir was rocked by a powerful explosion
ANKARA, April 11 — RIA Novosti, Alain Palazhchenko. A powerful explosion occurred in the Central district of Baglar in Diyarbakir in Southeast Turkey, said the Agency DHA.
NTV reported that the explosion occurred near the police office for combating terrorism within the building, where he carried out the repair of police armored vehicles. The building, which housed a repair shop, collapsed. Four people were injured, condition of one victim is estimated as heavy.
#VIDEO: A blast targeted a police station in #Kurdish-dominated #Turkish city of #Diyarbakir. Several people wounded, according to Reuters. pic.twitter.com/oL3naNM53Y
— Ali Özkök (@A_Ozkok) April 11, 2017
The cause of the explosion in the Central district of Diyarbakir in Southeast Turkey could be a gas cylinder, according to TV channel Haberturk. The police are considering the version of the attack. Official information about the incident yet.
The city of Diyarbakir is the unofficial Kurdish capital of Turkey. There are almost 850 thousand inhabitants. In the city and province, diyarbakır is active is forbidden in Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK), against which the security forces of the country have repeatedly carried out anti-terrorist operation. In this regard, the region is not a tourist destination. After the resumption of the armed conflict with the PKK in July 2015, the Russian foreign Ministry does not recommend to visit a number of provinces in South-Eastern Turkey, including Diyarbakir.
#BREAKING: Casualties unknown following the bomb blast in #Diyarbakir, security forces and ambulances on scene of incident. #Turkey pic.twitter.com/4q0oNrBa6k
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