Tunceli: At least five members of the Turkish security forces have been reported killed in a powerful bomb blast in the city of Tunceli, eastern Turkey, according to the BBC reports.
The blast hit an armoured military vehicle carrying the security forces, local press reported.
The explosion occurred near the town centre as the vehicle was passing through a main street in the city's Atatürk neighbourhood.
An unknown number of casualties were taken to hospital. The explosion set fire to cars parked nearby.
First Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 00:19