Diyarbakir (Turkey), May 13 : A powerful blast hit the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, leaving several people dead and at least 10 injured, the interior ministry has said.

The blast struck the majority Kurdish city “while PKK militants loaded explosives onto a stolen truck,” the ministry said yesterday. ALSO READ: Turkey: Bomb blast at Metro Station in Istanbul, 1 feared dead

The ministry did not specify, however, what exactly had caused the blast, nor was it clear whether the casualties were civilians or Kurdistan Workers Party militants.