The explosion of a car bomb explosion in the centre of the Turkish capital killed at least five people, according to newspaper Hurriyet with reference to the Dogan Agency. This is a preliminary data, because firefighters and police dismantled the crumpled cars and do not exclude that they will find the bodies of the other victims. According to the channel CNN Turk, the attack could have been killed more than ten people.
Eyewitnesses said that about ten carriages “first aid” have left the scene with victims in the explosion. There is evidence that injured about 20 people.
The explosion occurred near a Park in the capital’s Kizilay district. According to preliminary data, the car crashed into the bus, which was standing near the bus stop, and then exploded. The explosion was so strong that it burned down a few cars around.
Police have classified the incident as a terrorist act, but has not yet confirmed that the driver of the car was a suicide bomber. The machine is the likely culprit very badly damaged.
If the police indicate to the similarities with the terrorist attack months ago, when a car bomb exploded near the bus of the defence Ministry of Turkey.
There is no information yet whether there are among victims citizens of Russia. This information is specified by the Embassy in Ankara, said the Agency “RIA Novosti”.