Turkish interior minister says Diyarbakir blast was terrorist attack

By REUTERS
April 12, 2017 10:06
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ISTANBUL, April 12 - An explosion at a police compound in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir that killed three people on Tuesday was the result of a terrorist attack, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday.

In an interview with the broadcaster Haberturk, Soylu said the attack had been launched via a tunnel dug beneath the compound. The death toll from the attack has risen to three from an initial one, hospital sources said on Wednesday.


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