Explosive-laden car destroys police HQ killed 5, injured 39 in Turkey,
A devastating explosion has reportedly ripped through a multi-storey police headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir, only a day after a large explosion killed ten people in Istanbul.
The incident occurred late on Wednesday when an explosive-laden car hit the headquarters in Cinar district and totally destroyed its entire facade and the building was then attacked with “rocket launchers and long barreled weapons.”
The huge blast also inflicted damage to nearby buildings, and set the whole headquarters on a raging fire.
According to initial reports, the explosion and the following intense exchange of fire 5 killed and 39 wounded, including civillians.
The Tuesday blast, blamed on the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group, took place in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet Square, a major tourist attraction, killing at least 10 foreigners, including nine German tourists. Fifteen other people also sustained injuries.