Death toll rises following car bombing in Turkey

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Update: Turkish leaders now say eight people died in the blast and up to 100 others were injured.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) _ Turkey’s state-run news agency says at least one person was killed and 30 others were wounded in a car bomb attack in the city of Diyarbakir.

Anadolu Agency said Friday the attack apparently targeting a building used by riot police was carried out with a minibus laden with a ton of explosives.

The Diyarbakir Governor’s office released a statement saying the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, had claimed responsibility for the attack.