At least eleven people were injured in a bomb blast that occurred Thursday near a bus station in Diyarbakir, the capital of south-eastern Turkey in Kurdish majority, have we learned medical and security sources.
The wounded included members of the security forces for several months leading large-scale operations against Kurdish rebels in several districts of the city and in the southeastern Anatolia in general Has said the same source. A previous review reported at least seven wounded.
The attack came on the eve of a visit by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in the city.
The powerful device exploded noisily passing a bus carrying policemen, said the security forces. Many ambulances were dispatched to the scene.
Turkey lived for several months on alert enhanced because of unprecedented series of attacks attributed to jihadist or related to the resumption of the Kurdish conflict.
The last suicide attack attributed by the Turkish authorities in the Islamic State group, occurred on March 19 in the heart of Istanbul, killing four foreign tourists and wounding thirty people.