Car bomb kills 10 in Turkish capital

Car explodes near vehicle transporting soldiers, believed intentional. At least 10 reported wounded.

Nitsan Keidar ,

Scene of the attack in Ankara
Scene of the attack in Ankara

At least ten people were killed and another ten wounded in a car bombing in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. The attack hit an area near the country's parliament, as well as a number of military buildings.

According to local police reports, the blast occurred while a vehicle carrying soldiers passed nearby. It is not known how many of the victims are soldiers or civilians.

Firefighters are still battling the flames caused by the attack.

A spokesperson for the ruling Justice and Development Party has already declared it to be a terror attack and promised that security forces would do all they can to bring those responsible to justice.