At 10:50 am (local time), a large car bomb detonated near the AKP municipal headquarters in Van, Turkey. According to the Police Chief Suat Ekici , out of the 48 wounded, two are critical.

Turkey’s state-run news agency is reporting that a car-bombing at a police checkpoint has wounded 48 people near the ruling party headquarters in the eastern Turkish city of Van.

The private Dogan news agency said an explosives-laden vehicle was detonated about 200 meters (650 feet) from the governor’s office in a commercial district where the AKP municipal offices are located.

Turkey’s state-run news agency says several people have been injured by an explosion near the ruling party headquarters and the governor’s office in the eastern province of Van.