Turkey: Explosions hit HDP office in Istanbul after Kayseri attacks
Date: 2016-12-18 08:39
Two people had minor injuries after two explosions hit yesterday the Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) office in the Beylikduzu district of Istanbul, before a group of around 30 people started a fire in the same office, Anadola Agency reported.
The explosions came after a suicide car bomb attack killed 14 Turkish soldiers and wounded 55 others in the central Turkish province of Kayseri, according to local sources.
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu earlier confirmed a death toll of thirteen people after the blast targeting a public bus carrying off-duty soldiers early Saturday morning.
Turkey has witnessed a series of terrorist attacks in different cities and towns in the last few months. The Kurdish rebels in southeast of the countrys and ISIS terrorists have been blamed for carrying out attacks of these kinds.