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Eight killed, 60 injured in Turkey blast

At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey's Gaziantep province on Monday, an official statement said.

world Updated: Aug 22, 2012 09:51 IST
IANS

At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey's Gaziantep province on Monday, an official statement said.

The incident occurred, near Syrian border, after a truck full of explosives halted near the Karsiyaka police station and the bombs were detonated, setting two buses and a car ablaze, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by Gaziantep governor's office as saying.

Any group was yet to claim responsibility for the blast on Monday night.

First Published: Aug 21, 2012 08:53 IST