Nine Dead, Several Wounded in Blast in Turkey

August 26, 2016 8:12 AM

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Nine Dead, Several Wounded in Blast in Turkey

Ankara: A car bomb explosion rocked a police headquarters in the town of Cizre in Turkey on Friday, killing nine people and wounding dozens, sources said, in the latest in a spate of attacks in the country's turbulent south east.

News channel NTV showed large plumes of smoke billowing from the site which it said was a police checkpoint. Cizre is located in Sirnak, a province that borders both Syria and Iraq and has a largely Kurdish population.

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