A building housing judges and prosecutors in the southeastern Sanliurfa province's Viransehir town was hit by a blast, killing one child.

Police and ambulances were sent to the scene in the province of Sanliurfa, bordering Syria. File photo from Nov 24, 2015.
Police and ambulances were sent to the scene in the province of Sanliurfa, bordering Syria. File photo from Nov 24, 2015.

A car bomb blast in the southeastern Turkish town of Viransehir in the Sanliurfa province has targeted a building housing judges and prosecutors.

Sanliurfa's Governor Gungor Azim Tuna said a 3-year-old child was killed in the attack, which injured 15 others.

The blast occurred at 20:45 local time.

Tuna said the car was parked outside the lodging in the evening by a suspect aged 18-20 years old.

Police and ambulances have been sent to the scene to tend to the wounded.

Source: TRTWorld and agencies