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Car bomb kills dozens in Turkish capital

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 00:56

Officials say at least 34 people were killed and scores wounded when a car bomb tore through a crowded transport hub in the Turkish capital of Ankara. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Witnesses say they heard the blast several miles away... but death struck HERE in Ankara. Officials say dozens of people died, and scores more were wounded when a car bomb tore through a crowded transport hub. A senior security official said the initial findings suggested the attack had been carried out by the Kurdistan Workers Party or an affiliated militant group. But there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Speaking after the blast, President Tayyip Erdogan said attacks like this will only bolster Turkey's resolve in fighting terrorism. The country is facing multiple security threats… while fighting Islamic State in neighboring Syria and Iraq AND battling PKK militants in its southeast. Erdogan said terrorist organizations were targeting civilians because they were losing their struggle against security forces.

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Car bomb kills dozens in Turkish capital

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 00:56