Explosion in Kayseri

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An explosion has occurred in a vehicle near Erciyes University in Kayseri.

A bomb-laden vehicle exploded by a public bus carrying soldiers as well at 8:45 a.m.

A large number of police, ambulance and medical teams were dispatched to the scene.

The wounded people were taken into Erciyes University Medical Faculty Hospital by ambulances.

A gag order has been issued on the incident.

Governor: A terror attack

Kayseri Governor Süleyman Kamçı said:

“We condemn this terror attack. We have martyrs and injured people. Blood is needed. What exploded by the bus is a bomb-laden vehicle”.

While the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) declared that 13 soldiers were killed and 48 personnel, including civilians possibly, wounded, Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu said there are 55 wounded people and 12 of them are in serious condition. (NV/TK)