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Four PKK 'bomb makers' blow themselves up, says Turkey

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By Euronews
Four PKK 'bomb makers' blow themselves up, says Turkey

<p>The Turkish government says four suspected bomb makers have been killed and 17 people injured in a blast in the east of the country.</p> <p>The Interior Ministry said it happened as militants from the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (<span class="caps">PKK</span>) were loading explosives onto a truck at Sarikamis. </p> <p>Electricity in the village was cut and homes near the site suffered damage.</p> <p>The material is said to have been destined for an attack on security forces.</p> <p>Witnesses apparently heard the explosion in the region’s biggest city Diyarbakir, some 25 kilometres away.</p> <p>Two of the wounded were said to be in a critical condition.</p> <p>The blast followed an earlier car bomb near a military facility in a suburb of Istanbul that injured seven people.</p>