Bomb attack wounds 2 police officers in southern Turkey

Explosive materials thrown at police vehicle in Mersin, according to provincial police chief

Bomb attack wounds 2 police officers in southern Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

Two police officers received minor injuries when explosive materials were thrown at their vehicle early Monday in the southern Turkish province of Mersin, security officials said.

Security forces have launched a full investigation following the attack in the Mezitli district, Provincial Police Chief Mehmet Sahne said.

Mersin Governor Ozdemir Cakacak said that wounded officers were based out of the Tece Police Station.

Cakacak said the explosives could have been detonated by remote control. “Investigation of the incident is ongoing. Colleagues are carefully examining every detail. Our security forces will capture the perpetrators very soon.”

The injured police officers were taken to Mersin University hospital, he said, adding that their injuries were minor.



Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Nisan 2017, 09:58