Two people were killed and 33 were wounded on Nov. 24 in an explosion in the parking lot of the governor’s office in the southern province of Adana.
Adana Governor Mahmut Demirtaş said a bomb-laden vehicle was detonated near the entrance of his office.

Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu said that the attack was most likely carried out by PKK terrorist organization.According to preliminary reports, a car exploded in the parking lot, causing damage to nearby vehicles and the governor’s building. Adana Governor Mahmut Demirtaş survived the attack and announced the number of casualties as two dead, 16 injured.

According to preliminary reports, in addition to the casualties, a number of vehicles and the governor’s building were damaged in the incident.      A gag order has also been issued on reporting of the explosion.Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş condemned the attack on Twitter, vowing that Turkey would “not surrender to terrorism.”

Turkey has been the target of many terrorist organizations, including the PKK, Daesh, and DHKP-C.PKK, the likely culprit of the attack, is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S., and EU. The terrorist group resumed a 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015. Since then PKK terrorist attacks have killed more than 800 security personnel and claimed the lives of over 310 many civilians, including women and children, while more than 10,000 PKK terrorists have been killed or apprehended in army operations.

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