ANKARA A vehicle exploded in the Turkish capital Ankara on Wednesday, a police official said, and local media reported a large number of injures.
Turkish broadcaster NTV said the explosion happened near a passing van carrying military personnel. Footage from CNN Turk showed a large plume of black smoke rising over the city.
A blast in Ankara last year killed more than 100 people.
(Reporting by Gulsen Solaker in ANKARA, Ayla Jean Yackley and Melih Aslan in Istanbul; Writing by David Dolan; editing by John Stonestreet)
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Updated Date: Feb 17, 2016 23:31:50 IST