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Fatal car bomb attack in southeast Turkey

20/08/12 20:33 CET

At least eight people are reported killed and sixty wounded by a car bomb in southeastern Turkey, about 50 kilometres from the Syrian border.

Reports are also coming in of a second explosion.

Security sources say the attack happened near a police station in Gaziantep. Police officers were among the injured.

Reports quoting the local governor say the device was remote-controlled.

Turkey has opened an aid centre for Syrian refugees in the town.

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