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5 killed,36 injured in car bomb blast at police HQ in Turkey

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Ankara: A car bomb blast has hit a police headquarters in south-eastern Cinar district, at Diyarbakir province, which killed five people and injuring at least 36.

A woman and a child are reported among the dead. Kurdish terrorist group are suspected behind the attack.

Rescuers are searching through the rubble at the scene in Cinar district, It also damaged heavily to the surrounding residential buildings.

After the blast big guns and rocket launchers were also attacked by the attackers.

There were many violent clashes in recent months at Diyarbakir province between PKK separatists and the Turkish army.

The Diyarbakir and other areas in the south-east were put under curfew as part of a security crackdown last year.

A ceasefire between the army and the PKK collapsed in July 2015, and Turkey launched air strikes against PKK camps in northern Iraq and the army launched a ground operation there.

Turkey into the U.S.-led airstrike campaign against Islamic State, militants in Iraq and Syria.

However, Ankara has been accused of hitting mostly PKK targets, angering Kurds who are themselves fighting IS in the two countries.

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