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Turkish Army Says 25 Killed In Blast At Ammo Depot

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The Turkish military says 25 soldiers have been killed in an explosion at an ammunition storage depot in western Turkey.

The army chief of staff said in a statement that the explosion occurred late on September 5 at a depot in Afyonkarahisar where hand grenades were stored.

Officials have ruled out a terrorist attack.

One official was quoted as saying the cause of the explosion was most likely the accidental dropping of a hand grenade.

Based on reporting by AP and AFP

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