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Friday, 28 January 2022 06:22 GMT

Bomb blast kills at least 1 in SE Turkey

(MENAFN- The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) At least one person was killed and four others wounded when a bomb exploded at a house in the southeastern Diyarbakir province Tuesday evening.

A makeshift bomb made with a gas cylinder caused the blast that occurred at 7 p.m. local time (1700GMT) Tuesday in the central Yenisehir district according to a statement issued by the governor’s office on Wednesday morning.

Investigators believe that the bomb went off as it was being handled by a young man who was killed in the blast the statement said.A fingerprint analysisidentifiedthe man. Born in 1997 E.Y. had been prosecuted for “engaging in acts on behalf of the terrorist PKK/KCK organization” and “destroying public property”.

The blast also wounded four children aged between 3 and 8 who were hospitalized the statement added.

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