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At least 5 police killed in PKK bomb attack in SE Turkey

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-08-02 00:47

ANKARA  -- At least five police officers were killed in the bomb attack in southeastern Turkey on Monday, local media Milliyet reported.

An explosion took place when a suspected bombing truck of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants hit a police shuttle bus at 17:35 local time (1435 GMT) in the province of Bingol, the report said.

Ambulances and firefighters have arrived at the explosion scene.

The social media account of a Kurdish fighter "Mitanni" claimed that the attack had killed 10 police and injured six more.

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