VIDEO: Turkish bomb experts detonate car bomb with huge blast in Turkey’s southeast
BATMAN – Doğan News AgencyA car laden with a bomb was detonated with a huge blast in the southeastern province of Batman - just as bomb disposal experts were working at the scene. No injuries were reported after the blast.
Bomb disposal experts arrived upon a notice after a suspicious car, with its doors open, was spotted near the Batman bus terminal. After an initial investigation, it was found that the car was laden with a bomb.
Police and gendarmerie forces were deployed in the area and security measures were taken to prevent any danger. However, an unexpectedly huge blast turned the car into an enormous fireball as it was remotely exploded in a controlled manner. Pieces from the car were scattered into the surrounding fields and the windows of nearby buildings were smashed due to the strength of the explosion.
An official investigation has been opened into the incident.