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August 28, 2016 10:21 am

Rockets Fired at Turkish Airport in Suspected Kurdish Attack

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Diyarbakır Airport in Turkey. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Diyarbakır Airport in Turkey. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Four rockets were fired at Diyarbakir Airport in south-east Turkey by suspected Kurdish militants, causing airport staff and passenger took shelter inside the airport’s terminal building for safety, according to Dogan news agency.

The intended target of the heavy bombardment was a police checkpoint located near the VIP lounge, added the agency. The shelling missed, with rockets landing on wasteland close around midnight (local time) on Saturday, 27 August, said broadcaster NTV.

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