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    At Least 8 Killed, Over 100 Wounded in Car Bombing in Turkish Diyarbakir - PM

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    At least 8 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded in a car bombing in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Friday.

    The Prime Minister told journalists that one assailant was also killed in the blast.

    "At least eight our citizens including two policemen were killed in the terrorist attack. One of the terrorists was also killed in the attack. More than 100 people were wounded, 93 were hospitalized," Yildirim said.

    ​The explosion occurred in the early hours of morning near the building of Counter-terror and Riot Police Branch, NTV channel reported, citing sources in police. The police have cordoned the area, with a number of ambulances dispatched to the scene. According to the preliminary information, the explosion was carried out with a bomb-laden car.

    ​Ambulances have been dispatched to the scene and police sealed off the area, the NTV broadcaster reported.

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