ANKARA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The car bomb hit a police station late Monday in Turkey's southeastern Gaziantep province has killed nine and wounded 68 others, local Hurriyet Daily News reported Tuesday.
Unknown militants remotely detonated the explosives laden in a car on Monday evening after parking the car at a bus stop near Karsiyaka Police Station in Sehitkamil district of Gaziantep province, the report said.
Two buses and one car were set ablaze and nine people were killed, the report said, adding that paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene and tens of wounded were taken to hospitals.
Security forces have launched an investigation to apprehend the militants.
Earlier figures from the Gaziantep Governor's office said at least eight people were killed and 60 others injured.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.
Some government officials said the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) are behind the deadly attack. But the group said in a statement on Tuesday that they are not responsible for the blast.
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