A second assailant was killed in a shootout with police, the inside minister stated.
Two cops have been injured in the course of the assault close to an entrance to the Ministry of Inside Affairs, minister Ali Yerlikaya stated on X, the social media platform previously often called Twitter.
The assault occurred as parliament was set to reopen with an tackle by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
There was no fast info on the assailants.
Kurdish and far-left militant teams in addition to the so-called Islamic State group have carried out lethal assaults all through the nation prior to now.
Mr Yerlikaya stated the assailants arrived on the scene inside a lightweight industrial automobile.
Tv footage confirmed bomb squads working close to a parked automobile within the space which is positioned close to the Turkish Grand Nationwide Meeting and different authorities buildings.
A rocket launcher could possibly be seen mendacity close to the automobile.
Justice minister Yilmaz Tunc stated an investigation has been launched into the “terror assault”.
“These assaults will by no means hinder Turkey‘s combat towards terrorism,” he wrote on X. “Our combat towards terrorism will proceed with extra willpower.”
Police cordoned off entry to town centre.
The 2 cops have been being handled in hospital and weren’t in a critical situation, media experiences stated.