Turkish police search for cars that could be used in bombings
DHA photoTurkish security forces are on alert after seven vehicles were stolen from five separate provinces in the southeastern region over the past three days.
One pick-up truck, three trucks and three automobiles were stolen in Diyarbakır, Şanlıurfa, Hakkari, Şırnak and Batman provinces, broadcaster NTV reported on its website.
The Diyarbakır Police Department made an announcement advising all security personnel to watch for the stolen vehicles and notify anti-terror units "before taking any action" if they spot them.
According to the police announcement, thieves used a tow-truck to steal a truck in Şırnak. The car used as a bomb in the deadly Gaziantep bombing on Aug. 20 was brought into the city with a tow-truck.
Diyarbakır police called on all security personnel on guard duty at official buildings to be extra vigilant of suspicious vehicles.
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