Suicide bombing in Antalya

Published 01.10.2011 12:27
Updated 01.10.2011 12:31

A suicide bomber staged an attack on a Gendarmerie Military Post yesterday in the Göynük district located in Antalya’s popular tourism region Kemer yesterday.

Two were injured in the blast, including a specialist sergeant with the gendarmerie. According to the information obtained, the blast took place at 16:00 yesterday at the main entrance to a paramilitary post after the bomber first attempting to enter the building.
A passing midibus was totaled in the blast and the driver injured. Both of the wounded were taken by ambulance to local hospitals. According to the Antalya District Police Chief Ali Yılmaz, the cause for the explosion was not yet evident nor was the identification of the suicide bomber who was killed in the explosion.

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