Multiple blasts hit Turkish port

One dead and four wounded in Izmir blast, just hours after another explosion.

    Police forensic officers search for clues after an explosion near a shopping centre in Izmir [Reuters]

    A police spokesman said: "There is one dead and three injured. Fire squads and ambulances are present at the scene."
     
    Earlier, a percussion device exploded in a rubbish bin in front of a shopping centre in the Buca district, injuring two people, one of them seriously.
     
    On Monday, General Yasar Buyukanit, the head of Turkey's army, said there would be no respite in the decades-long struggle against Kurdish separatists in a conflict that has cost more than 30,000 lives.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.