The Latest: Governor: At least 5 killed in Ankara blast

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The Latest on the large explosion in the Turkish capital Ankara (all times local):

7:10 p.m.

The governor of Ankara says at least five people have been killed and 10 others injured in the explosion that rocked the Turkish capital.

Mehmet Kilicer said Wednesday officials believe the explosion was caused by a car bomb.

The explosion occurred during rush hour in an area some 300 meters (328 yards) away from military headquarters.


6:50 p.m.

Media reports say a large explosion, believed to have been caused by a bomb, has injured several people in the Turkish capital.

Dogan news agency says Wednesday's explosion occurred near military lodgings. The explosion caused a large fire and dark smoke could be seen billowing from a distance.

Police told The Associated Press they are investigating the cause of the explosion.