Five killed in car bomb in Turkish capital Ankara, governor says

Five people were killed and 10 injured in a suspected car bomb Wednesday which targeted a military vehicle in the key government district of the Turkish capital Ankara, according to the governor, Mehmet Kiliclar.

The blast took place near an air force headquarters and not far from the parliament building, according to broadcaster CNN Turk.

Images on television showed a pillar of black smoke rising over the city, large flames at the scene and a bus on fire.

The office of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said it was investigating. Police were quickly dispatched to the area.

Last update: Wed, 22/06/2016 - 15:01
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