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Terror attack in SE Turkey

Baku, January 16, AZERTAC

Three police officers were martyred and three others injured in a terror attack in the Sur district of Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakir province on Monday, according to a security source, Anadolu Agency reports.

Explosives planted by PKK terrorists blew up as a police vehicle was passing by near an excavation site at the Dicle University campus, said the source who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media .

The injured were rushed to nearby Dicle University Hospital; two of them succumbed to their wounds.

Three others are still at the hospital -- one is in critical condition -- said hospital sources .

Police are conducting an investigation at the scene.

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