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    Blast Occurs Next to Military Convoy in Southeastern Turkey

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    An explosion occurred next to military convoy on the road to Diyarbakir, at least seven people are reported dead, Haberturk reports.

    A homemade explosive device detonated near a military convoy in the country’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir with reports of injuries, Haberturk news portal reported Thursday citing military sources.

    ​Ambulances are heading to the scene. 

    Yesterday, the explosion took place at a military housing complex near the Turkish parliament building in Ankara. A fire then broke out at the site of the explosion. At least 28 people were killed and over 60 were injured.

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu cancelled his visit to Brussels in the wake of the attack.

    No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.


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