Vehicle explodes in Turkish capital Ankara, many hurt - police, media | Reuters

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)

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


Updated Date: Feb 17, 2016 23:31 PM

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