Explosion strikes Turkey's capital; 18 dead

February 17, 2016 6:49 PM

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Explosion strikes Turkey's capital; 18 dead

(CNN)An explosion hit military vehicles at an intersection in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday evening, officials said, in what the military called a "terror attack."

Eighteen people were killed and 45 others were injured in the blast, Turkey's semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported. Turkey's health minister said that more than 60 people were taken to hospitals.

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