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3 killed, 40 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in eastern Turkey

Three people were killed and 40 more wounded on Thursday in a car bomb attack in Turkey's eastern city of Van.

Local officials said, the assault was carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants.

The attack targeted a police headquarters in the central Ipekyolu district of Van city, Van governorate official Mehmet Parlak was quoted as saying by the state-run Anadolu news agency.

Parlak blamed the "regional terror group," the official phrase for the PKK, for the incident.

Topics: Van , Turkey , Kurdistan Workers Party , PKK , Unrest , Bomb Attacks
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