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

ISTANBUL, Aug 18 — Three people were killed and 40 more wounded today in a car bomb attack in Turkey’s eastern city of Van carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, a local official said.

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, blaming the “regional terror group”, the official phrase for the PKK. — AFP