Blast in Diyarbakir kills 4 police officers [updated]

A bomb exploded close to the Veterinary Faculty of Dicle University in Diyarbakir at 16.30 local time (14.30 CET). The blast occurred just as a police vehicle was passing by, killing 4 officers and injuring another 2.

A statement was released by the Governorate of Diyarbakir saying that the armored police vehicle carrying riot police officers was struck by an explosion next to the walls of the Sadi cemetery. The statement condemned the action and shared condolences with the victims and their families.