ANKARA, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) — A car bomb detonated near a police compound in Turkey's southeastern province of Elazig on Thursday morning, killing at least 06 and injuring over 120 others, Turkish media reported.

The bombing, blamed on the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) , hit the neighborhood near Elazig Police Department at 9:20 local time (1220GMT). Locals also reported hearing gunshots afterward, Daily Sabah reported.

Early footage from the scene showed smoke rising from the area, and many buildings in the area were reportedly damaged.