Twin explosions at Turkish brigade in Urfa city center

The cause of the explosions is yet not known.

Two consecutive explosions have occurred at the 20th Armored Brigade Command in the center of the Urfa province. The explosion, which was felt all around the city, is followed by intense ambulance activity in the area.

The main road leading to the brigade has been closed to traffic. The twin explosions, the cause of which is yet not known, is guessed to have occurred in the ammunition depots in the inward parts of the brigade command. Police have taken heavy security measures around the brigade amid the mobilization of many ambulances and fire brigade trucks.

The Governor of Urfa, Abdullah Erin, said that an explosion has occurred in the ammunition depot, wounding 5 personnel in charge of the depot. He added that the wounded personnel were in good state of health and conscious.