48 wounded in eastern Turkey car bombing

September 12, 2016 10:32 AM

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48 wounded in eastern Turkey car bombing

ISTANBUL: A car bomb exploded on Monday outside the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in the eastern Turkish city of Van, wounding 48 people including two police officers, the local governor’s office said.

Turkish officials have blamed the attack on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is listed as a terror group by Turkey and much of the international community. The attack took place near a police checkpoint outside the AKP offices in the heart of the bustling city, the local governor’s...

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