Explosion in Turkey's capital Ankara leaves 28 dead



    Explosion in Turkey's capital Ankara leaves 28 dead

    Feb 18, Ankara: At least 28 people have been killed and 61 more wounded in a large explosion in the Turkish capital targeting a military vehicle.

    According to the Ankara governor's office, a vehicle full of explosives was detonated as military buses were passing by.

    Officials believe a car bomb had caused the explosion on Wednesday evening and the target had been Turkish military personnel, who were travelling in a vehicle which was stopped at a traffic light.

    Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag called it an "act of terrorism".

    Large plumes of smoke were seen rising from the area and witnesses said the blast was heard all over the city.

    No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

    The Oslo Times

     
     

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