KAYSERI, Turkey, 17th December, 2016 (WAM) — A car bomb attack killed and wounded numerous people Saturday in the central province of Kayseri, according to initial reports from the scene.

The Anadolu Agency of Turkey has quoted police sources as saying that the blast occurred near Erciyes University campus and targeted a public bus carrying off-duty soldiers.

The injured were admitted to nearby hospitals and many ambulances dispatched to the scene. The number of causalties are yet to be provided.

An investigation to the attack is underway.