Turkey car bombing kills 18

“he death toll from a car bomb that exploded Sunday in southeast Turkey has risen to 18, Turkish state media reports.

The bomb exploded at about 9.45 a.m. local time outside a police station in the Semdinli district of Hakkari Province — about 77 kilometers (48 miles) from the Iraqi border, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said eight civilians died and 10 soldiers were killed in the attack, in which a pickup truck laden with about five tons of explosives made a ‘suicide rush’ at a checkpoint outside the station.”

Source: Turkey car bombing kills 18 – CNN.com

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