48 reported injured by car bomb in east Turkey

September 12, 2016 10:18 AM

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ISTANBUL — A car-bombing at a police checkpoint on Monday wounded 48 people near the ruling party headquarters in the eastern Turkish city of Van, the governor’s office said.

The state-run Anadolu news agency quoted a statement by the governor’s office which said 46 of the wounded were civilians, and the two others were police officers.

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