GAZIANTEP, Turkey Dec 17 A bus transporting
soldiers was hit by an explosion near a university in the
central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, killing and
wounding an unknown number of people, security sources said.
Ambulances were sent to the area after the explosion, the
sources said. Turkey's Dogan news agency said the blast hit the
bus as it drove past a car believed to be packed with
The blast came a week after a twin bombing outside an
Istanbul soccer stadium killed more than 40 people and wounded
more than 100, an attack claimed by Kurdish militants.
(Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu and David Dolan; Editing by Paul