Turkish Military Targeted Consecutively on the Second Day - This time Seven Dead

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Thursday, 18 February 2016 15:43

ANKARA: At least seven people died and several other were left seriously wounded on Thursday when a blast hit a convoy of Turkish military in southeastern region of the country.

According to Turkish media, when the convoy came under attack it was traveling between Diyarbakir and Bingol.

The blast comes just a day after suicide bomber targeted a military convoy near Parliament House and Presidency in Ankara. As many as 28 people were killed in the blast.

A vehicle full of explosives was detonated in the previous attack when military buses were passing by, according to the Ankara governor’s office. The blast happened in an area close to parliament and Turkey’s military headquarters.

The Turkish authorities have claimed that this time it was a suicide bomber, who carried out Wednesday’s attack, who happened to be a Syrian national.

Meanwhile media reports also suggest that Turkish air force jets have targeted hideouts of Kurd fighters along Syrian border.

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