Reuters: Suspected Kurdish militants fire rockets at Turkey's Diyarbakir airport

Source : 112 Ukraine

Turkish media: rockets fired at Turkish airport
09:59, 28 August 2016

Haber Turk

Suspected Kurdish militants fired rockets at the airport in Turkey's main southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Saturday, sending passengers and staff scrambling for shelter, Dogan news agency said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

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Four rockets were fired at a police checkpoint outside the VIP lounge, and passengers and staff were taken inside the terminal building for safety, the private news agency said. The attack happened not long before midnight (5.00 p.m. ET) on Saturday.

Broadcaster NTV said the rockets landed on wasteland nearby. There were no casualties and no disruption to flights, Diyarbakir governor Huseyin Aksoy told the news channel.

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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