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Fatal blast at police compound in Diyarbakir an accident

Fatal blast at police compound in Diyarbakir an accident
By Christopher Cummins with Agencies
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Fatal blast at police compound in Diyarbakir treated as an accident


An explosion in a police compound in the city of Diyarbakir in Turkey’s largely Kurdish southest has left one person dead and wounded several others.

Authorities appear to have ruled out any criminal activity.

At least four injured after an explosion during repairs of a vehicle in police headquarters in #Turkey’s Diyarbakir

— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) April 11, 2017

The blast, which blew off the roof of the police compound, happened when an armoured vehicle was being repaired.

Diyarbakir is where the Kurdish PKK have fought an insurgency for
Kurdish autonomy for more than three decades.

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