Explosion in southern Turkey’s Adana province

Explosion in southern Turkey’s Adana province

2 killed, 16 injured in car bomb attack, Adana Governor Mahmut Demirtas tells Anadolu Agency

Two people were killed and 16 others were injured in a car bomb attack in the parking lot of the governor’s office in southern Turkey’s Adana province early Thursday, the provincial governor said.

Adana Governor Mahmut Demirtas told Anadolu Agency the car exploded at 8.05 a.m. [0605 GMT] in the parking lot close to the office entrance.

“It is suspected that a female suspect carried out the attack,” Demirtas said, adding the license plate of the suspect’s car had been identified.

Several ambulances and police teams were seen rushing towards the area.

According to preliminary reports, nearby vehicles and the governor’s building had been damaged in the incident.

Meanwhile, the Prime Ministry imposed a temporary broadcast ban on the blast, the Supreme Board of Radio and Television announced./IBNA

Source: Anadolu