car bomb blast has injured over 20 people near a police building in Kurdish
majority town in southeastern Turkey, local media have reported.
bomb attack, allegedly carried out by the outlawed
Workers Party (PKK), caused
heavy damage to outer walls of the police headquarters in the town of Cinar in
the province of Diyarbakir, the Dogan news agency reported.
rebels then followed up the car bomb with rocket attacks and long-range
gunfire, it added.
housing for police officers was also hit, wounding the wives of police and
several children, Dogan said. At least 22 people were wounded in the attack, it
PKK has been fighting against the Turkish state since 1984, initially for
forces and PKK fighters have been engaged in intense clashes in the southeast of the country since a 2013 ceasefire
collapsed in July and Turkey started an air campaign against the group.
conflict has left tens of thousands dead over the years.