Turkey: Three-year-old boy killed, 15 injured in car bomb attack

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Ankara [Turkey], Feb. 18 (ANI): A three-year-old boy was killed and 15 other were injured in a car bomb attack near the green area of a housing complex for judges and prosecutors, in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa. "The terrorist attack was carried out by detonating the bomb-laden car via remote control. The housing complex was severely damaged," the state-run Anadolu Agency quoted Sanliurfa governor Gungor Azim Tuna as saying. He further said that the bomb-laden car was parked by a young person of about 18-20 years near the housing complex during the Friday evening. Tuna added that during the evening, a young person of about 18-20 years old parked the bomb-laden car near the housing complex. Injured were rushed to local hospitals and none of them was reported to be in a critical condition. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed condolences for the victims and wished a quick recovery for those who were injured in the blast. Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag strongly condemned the attack and said that Turkey's fight against terrorism would continue. (ANI)