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Turkish police HQ hit by truck bomb, 8 killed, dozens wounded

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Turkish police HQ hit by truck bomb, 8 killed, dozens wounded

Pandemonium struck in the Turkish town of Cizre close to the Syrian border when a bomb laden truck rammed into police headquarters in the area killing eight police officers and wounded 45 others.

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Rescue officials in ambulances and helicopters thronged the scene of the incident following the attack which was followed by a gun battle between police and the attackers.

Moments after the attack, the incident was blamed on the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), an armed group seen as a terrorist organisation by Turkey.

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