An explosion occurred near the building of the Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs in the center of Ankara, and members of the presidential guard arrived at the scene, local TV channel reports.

There was an attempted terrorist attack near the ministry building in Ankara: one of the terrorists blew himself up, the other was neutralized, the head of the Turkish Interior Ministry said.

Earlier Turkish media reported about axplosion.

“An explosion was heard in the Kızılay district in the center of Ankara.

It is alleged that the explosion occurred near the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The roads around were closed to traffic.

The presidential guard arrived,” the TV channel said in a statement.

According to the channel, a person was wounded as a result of the attempted attack.

The roads around the scene of the attempted attack are blocked.

Ankara General Prosecutor Office has launched investigation, while police officers asked journalists asked journalists not to report from the scene of the attack.

Original Article Source: Al Manar | Published on Sunday, 01 October 2023 09:15 (about 288 days ago)