Two killed, four wounded in explosion in Ankara
By Liu Hui

2017-06-14 22:00 GMT+8

6841km to Beijing

Two people were killed and four others wounded in an explosion in a store in the Turkish capital Ankara on Wednesday, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. 

The explosion reportedly happened in an industrial area in the Yenimahalle district.

Firefighters and police are at the scene.

Ankara Provincial Police Chief Mahmut Karaaslan said in a statement that the incident was due to a gas explosion and there was no evidence pointing to terrorism. 

Karaaslan said that an investigation is ongoing.