Five killed, 39 wounded in PKK bomb attack in southeast Turkey

Vowing to flush out the PKK from Turkey's urban centres, authorities have kept up curfews in three locations in the southeast to back up military operationsFive people were killed and 39 wounded on Thursday in a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in southeastern Turkey, the provincial governorate said. Two people were killed in an initial car bomb attack by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the town of Cinar while three more lost their lives when a building collapsed due to the damage sustained, the governor’s office of Diyarbakir province said in a statement. The governor’s office said that 14 people were injured in the initial bomb blast while 25 were wounded by the collapse of the building, including five who had been rescued from the rubble by emergency teams.

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