News ID: 90374
Publish Date : 19 May 2021 - 21:51


ANKARA (Sputnik) – Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu on Wednesday tweeted that there was an attempt to attack a military facility in Diyarbakir by “two model aircrafts”. According to the minister, the planes were neutralized, and the attempted attack did not cause any injuries. The tweet reads: “An attempt was made to attack a military facility in Diyarbakır with 2 model aircrafts, and the model aircrafts were neutralized. There is no injury.” Turkish media outlet Cumhuriyet reported, citing unnamed sources, that a blast occurred near the 8th Main Jet Base, and sirens were later heard in the city. A second explosion reportedly occurred at around 00.52, local time.

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