Eight killed, 60 injured in Turkey blast

At least 8 people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey`s Gaziantep province on Monday, an official statement said.

Updated: Aug 21, 2012, 10:15 AM IST

Ankara: At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey`s Gaziantep province on Monday, an official statement said.
The incident occurred, near Syrian border, after a truck full of explosives halted near the Karsiyaka police station and the bombs were detonated, setting two buses and a car ablaze, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by Gaziantep Governor`s office as saying.

Any group was yet to claim responsibility for the blast on Monday night.

IANS