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Explosion rocks town in southeastern Turkey, wounding several - security source | Reuters

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey A large explosion on Thursday struck a highway near the town of Hani in Turkey's strife-hit, mainly Kurdish southeast, wounding several people, security sources said.

Ambulances were dispatched to the scene, they said. Witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion from miles away.

The blast near Hani follows a car bomb attack near a military facility earlier in the day in Istanbul that wounded seven people, and another car bombing in Diyarbakir on Wednesday that targeted police and killed three people.

(Reporting by Seyhmus Cakan and Mert Ozkan; Writing by Ayla Jean Yackley)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.


Updated Date: May 13, 2016 02:00 AM

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