Car Bombs Kill Six, Wound 200 In Turkey

At least six people have been killed, and more than 200 wounded, following two separate car bombs, in two cities in eastern Turkey.

Two powerful car bombs have struck police stations, in separate cities in Turkey, killing six people and wounding at least 219 others.

The first attack targeted a police station in the eastern city of Van, killing one police officer and two civilians. Some 73 people were hurt.

Hours later, a police station in Elazig was hit, killing at least three police officers and wounding 146 people.

Turkish officials have blamed the attacks on militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

The PKK has carried a series of bombings targeting the police in the largely Kurdish south-east since a ceasefire with the government broke down last year.

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