May 2016 Dürümlü bombing

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May 2016 Dürümlü bombing
Part of Kurdish–Turkish conflict
Diyarbakır Province highlighted within Turkey
LocationDiyabakir, Turkey
Date12 May 2016
22:30 (GMT+2)
Attack type
Truck bomb
Deaths16 (civilians)
Injured23 (civilians)

The May 2016 Dürümlü bombing was a truck bombing that took place in Dürümlü hamlet in Diyarbakir's Sur district, Turkey on 12 May 2016 at approximately 22:30 local time. As a result of the attack 16 villagers were killed and 23 villagers were wounded.[1][2][3] The PKK's militant wing, the People's Armed Forces (HPG), later claimed responsibility for the attack in the name of PKK.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Diyarbakır'daki patlamada ölenlerin kimlikleri belli oldu". Hurriyet. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Diyarbakır'daki patlamayla ilgili önemli gelişme!". Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  3. ^ "'İsteseler patlatmayabilirlerdi'". Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  4. ^ "ANF - Ajansa Nûçeyan a Firatê". Retrieved 27 July 2016.

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