'Several dead in blast in Turkey's Kurdish majority southeast'

The blast struck the majority Kurdish city "while PKK militants loaded explosives onto a stolen truck.

AFP| Last Updated: May 13, 2016, 03:32 AM IST

Diyarbakir (Turkey): A powerful blast hit the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, leaving several people dead and at least 10 injured, the interior ministry has said.

The blast struck the majority Kurdish city "while PKK militants loaded explosives onto a stolen truck," the ministry said yesterday.

The ministry did not specify, however, what exactly had caused the blast, nor was it clear whether the casualties were civilians or Kurdistan Workers Party militants.