Explosion hits southeastern Turkey

Baku, September 12, AZERTAC

A bomb attack hit southeastern Turkey's Van province Monday near the governor's office and the headquarters of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, according to Anadolu Agency.

A bomb-laden vehicle exploded near the police station in front of AK Party building, injuring 27 people, including two critically, Van police chief Suat Ekici said.

Windows of nearby houses and storefronts were also shattered in the blast.

Police and ambulances are currently at the scene and firefighters are working to extinguish a fire caused by the blast.

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