Turkish mayor's car bombed in country's south
DHA photoAn explosive device was detonated next to a mayor's automobile in the southern province of Hatay early this morning.
Necmettin Acar, the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) mayor for Karaağaç, said he was in his house watching television when he was jolted by a powerful explosion at around 3 a.m.
Acar said he went outside to see his car damaged in an apparent bomb attack. The blast also caused damage to Acar's house and lawn, and his neighbors came out of their homes in panic. No one was injured in the attack.
Police arrived at the scene and started an investigation to determine the type of explosive and the people who carried out the attack.
Acar said he did not have problems with anyone.