March 2016 Diyarbakır bombing

A car bomb, targeting an armored vehicle transporting police personnel, exploded close to a bus terminal in the Bağlar district of Diyarbakır, Turkey, killing at least seven police officers and wounding 27 more people, including 13 officers, according to a joint statement by Turkish officials and the police. The attack comes one day before Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu's scheduled visit to the city. There has been no claim of responsibility. CNN points out both Kurdish rebels and ISIL militants have claimed similar recent incidents.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

March 2016 Diyarbakır bombing
Part of Kurdish–Turkish conflict (2015–present)
Location of Diyarbakır Province in Turkey
LocationDiyarbakır, Turkey
Date31 March 2016
Attack type
Car bombing

See also


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  5. Orhan Coskun and Seyhmus Cakan (31 March 2016). "Car bomb kills seven police in Turkey's Diyarbakir - officials". Reuters UK. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  6. Greg Botelho and Gul Tuysuz, CNN (31 March 2016). "7 police killed in Diyarbakir, Turkey, bombing -". CNN. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  7. "Turkey Diyarbakir: Bomb kills police in south-eastern city". BBC News. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  8. "7 officers killed, 27 wounded in Diyarbakır terror attack on police vehicle in southeastern Turkey". DailySabah. 31 March 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.

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