Turkey says four 'bombmakers' killed in blast in Kurdish majority southeast

Police patrol near the site where a bomb exploded on May 10, 2016 in Diyarbakir, TurkeyA powerful blast that shook an area near the Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Thursday killed four “bombmakers” and injured at least 10 other people, the interior ministry said. The blast happened in the area of Sarikamis on the outskirts of the majority Kurdish city “while PKK militants loaded explosives onto a stolen truck”, the ministry said, referring to the Kurdistan Workers Party. An AFP correspondent in Diyarbakir said the impact of the blast was felt in several neighbourhoods of the city.

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