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Explosion targeting policemen reported in Turkey's southeast

  • A bus is damaged by a roadside bomb in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey, Monday Jan. 16, 2017. The bomb killed more than three policemen and wounded two others, according to the state-run news agency. Turkey's southeast has witnessed renewed conflict between state security forces and Kurdish militants that has left thousands dead in the last year. (Canan Altintas/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)

    A bus is damaged by a roadside bomb in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey, Monday Jan. 16, 2017. The bomb killed more than three policemen and wounded two others, according to the state-run news agency. Turkey's southeast has witnessed renewed conflict between state security forces and Kurdish militants that has left thousands dead in the last year. (Canan Altintas/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Members of emergency services work to remove victims from a vehicle damaged by a roadside bomb in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The bomb killed more than three policemen and wounded others, according to the state-run news agency. Turkey's southeast has witnessed renewed conflict between state security forces and Kurdish militants that has left thousands dead in the last year. (Canan Altintas/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)

    Members of emergency services work to remove victims from a vehicle damaged by a roadside bomb in the predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The bomb killed more than three policemen and wounded others, according to the state-run news agency. Turkey's southeast has witnessed renewed conflict between state security forces and Kurdish militants that has left thousands dead in the last year. (Canan Altintas/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Turkish media says police have been targeted in an explosion in a pre-dominantly Kurdish city in southeast Turkey in an attack that has killed least one policeman.

Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency says one policeman was killed and four others wounded in an explosion Monday near Dicle University in the province of Diyarbakir. It said a police team was the target of the attack. The NTV television channel said ambulances had been dispatched to the scene.

Turkey's southeast has witnessed renewed conflict between state security forces and Kurdish militants that has left thousands dead in the last year.