21 Aug 2012

Car bomb in border town

1:05 pm on 21 August 2012

At least eight people were killed and 64 wounded by a car bomb in south-eastern Turkey on Monday.

The explosion was close to a police station in the city of Gaziantep near the Syrian border.

Police officers were reported to be among the casualties.

The BBC reports no group has so far said it carried out the attack.

The Hurriyet news website said 64 people had been wounded.

The Gaziantep area has recently become home to Syrian refugees.