KAYSERI (KDN) – A bus transporting Turkish soldiers to Kurdish region was hit by an explosion near Erciyes University in the central Turkish city of Kayseri early on Dec.17, wounding and killing an unknown number of soldiers, security sources said.
Ambulances were sent to the area after the explosion, the sources said. Turkey’s Dogan news agency said the blast hit the bus as it drove past a car believed to be packed with explosives.
Local hospital sources confirmed some dead after explosion, Reuters has reported.
The blast came a week after a twin bombing outside an Istanbul soccer stadium killed 44 Turkish police officers and wounded more than 150.