TURKEY

Four dead, over ten injured in Turkey's Diyarbakır after blast

Four villagers were killed on Thursday after the bloody-minded detonated an explosive on a road in the district of the southeastern Turkish province of , the local governor's office said.

Four people died and more than 10 others were injured in southeast after explosives [installed by the PKK terrorists on the road] detonated during the passage of a vehicle, a local hospital source said on Thursday.

The occurred in the Kulp district of the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır, the source said.

The attack, which took place around 1500 GMT in the district, targeted a vehicle and left 13 other villagers seriously wounded, the source added.

The used improvised to target the vehicle carrying the villagers who were heading to the forest to collect wood, the statement added.

All the wounded were taken to the hospitals for treatment.

The hunt to find the culprits had begun without delay, the governor's office said in a statement.

The PKK, which has been waging a terror campaign against the Turkish state since 1984, is designated a terrorist organisation by Ankara and its Western allies U.S. and EU.

The PKK terror group has been responsible for the deaths of some 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.

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