Explosive substance found in a truck in Diyarbakır
DHA photoTwo hundred kilograms of an explosive substance were discovered in an abandoned truck in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
A report was made by a local resident who witnessed the incident. The truck driver had had a minor accident, abandoned the explosive-filled truck and escaped.
"Our bomb squad has demolished the truck. There is no more danger. All our residents are safe." said Diyarbakır Gov. Mustafa Toprak.
The explosion caused a crater 5 meters deep and 2 meters wide.