Another bomb in the south-east of Turkey killed nine
10:34, 26 August 2016

Another bomb in the south-east of Turkey killed nine

Another 64 were injured

10:34, 26 August 2016


A blast near a police check point killed nine policemen, injuring another 64 in the south-east of Turkey, according to Reuters.

Related: Two soldiers killed in blast in Turkey's southeast - security forces report

According to the report, a car bomb exploded in the town of Cizre in Sirnak province near the police headquarters.

"The victims of the explosion taken to the nearest hospitals", - reads the message.

It is noted that the province of Sırnak is located on the border with Syria and Iraq, and a large proportion of the Kurds residing in the province.

Related: PKK terrorists shelled gendarmerie station in eastern Turkish province

Responsibility for the attack, allegedly, is carried by  the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), involved in almost daily clashes in the region since last July.

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