Truck bombing incident: Turkey 

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26/08/2016 from Turkey

  • At least 11 police officers were killed and 78 injured, including 3 civilians, on Friday when PKK terrorists detonated a truck bomb near a security checkpoint in the southeastern province of Sirnak, the regional governor’s office said.
  • The terrorist attack took place at 06.45 a.m. (0345GMT) with a bomb-laden truck targeting a checkpoint some 50 meters from riot police unit headquarters in the town of Cizre, Sirnak.
  • Turkey’s Supreme Board of Radio and Television has banned all broadcasts about the deadly attack.