Two police officers killed in car bomb attack in Turkey’s southeast

Two police officers were killed and many others were wounded in a large car bomb attack that hit the police headquarters of the Midyat district in the southeastern province of Mardin on the morning of June 8, the Hurriyet Daily News reports.

A number of ambulances and security reinforcements were sent to the scene after the attack, which took place at around 11 a.m.

The bomb-laden car was detonated as it was passing through the security barriers at the entrance of the headquarters, which were built as a precaution against attacks.

Surrounding buildings were also damaged in the blast.
Turkey was also hit by a car bomb attack on June 7, which targeted a police vehicle in Istanbul’s Vezneciler neighborhood.

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