ankara (Uttam Hindu News): There is news of a bomb blast in the Turkish capital Ankara and according to the report of Al Jazeera, this bomb blast was carried out near the Parliament in Ankara. Turkey’s interior minister has confirmed the bombings, saying a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in front of a ministry building in the Turkish capital, injuring two police officers. The Turkish Interior Ministry has described the attack as a ‘terrorist attack’.
The ministry said that there were two terrorists near the Parliament. One of them was neutralized by security forces while the other possibly blew himself up with a bomb. This attack in Turkey happened just before the start of the Parliament session.
According to local media, the bomb squad team has reached the spot. They are investigating the spot. The bomb squad is inspecting the area. After the terrorist attack near Parliament, the security of the area has been increased. Traffic has also been disrupted. A police team is also busy investigating the area. A medical team has also been sent to the spot. There is no news of any casualty so far in the attack.
Turkey’s Interior Minister said a suicide bomber detonated explosives near his ministry on Sunday. The second attacker was killed in a shootout with the police. Minister Ali Yerlikaya said two police officers were slightly injured during the attack in the Turkish capital Ankara. The attack occurred hours before Parliament reopened after the summer recess.