At least 5 killed, 10 injured as blast hits military bus in Turkish capital Ankara (Last update: 28 dead, 61 injured)

At least 5 people have been killed and 10 more injured in a car explosion in Ankara, local authorities said. The blast happened in close proximity to the Turkish parliament building, reportedly targeting military personnel.Several local media reported that the death toll has risen to 11 people.

The scene of the explosion is located in close proximity to Turkey’s parliament, the Presidency of the General Staff, and Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard commands.

A Turkish military general staff official has confirmed to Reuters the explosion targeted a bus carrying military personnel.

 

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