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48 wounded in eastern Turkey car bombing

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Turkish officials blame the attack on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is listed as a terror group by Turkey and much of the international community

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Sept. 12, 2016) — A car bomb exploded on Monday, September 12, outside the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in the eastern Turkish city of Van, wounding 48 people including two police officers, the local governor’s office said.  Continue reading 48 wounded in eastern Turkey car bombing

Suicide car bombing kills 34 in central Ankara

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MANGLED. A destroyed bus is seen in the street after an explosion in Ankara, Turkey, March 13, 2016. Stringer/EPA
The blast at a bus stop near Kizilay square is the second major attack in the heart of the Turkish capital in less than a month

ANKARA, Turkey (Mar. 14, 2016) — A suicide car bomb ripped through a busy square in central Ankara on Sunday, March 13, killing at least 34 people and wounding 125, officials said, the latest in a spate of deadly attacks to hit Turkey.

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28 killed in Ankara bomb attack on Turkish military

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UP IN FLAMES. Firefighters try to extinguish the flames at the scene of a car bomb detonation close to buildings of the Turkish military, in Ankara, Turkey, February 17, 2016. Stringer/EPA
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed retaliation against the perpetrators of the attack, which came on the heels of a spate of deadly strikes in Turkey blamed on jihadists but also on Kurdish rebels

ANKARA, Turkey (Feb. 18, 2016) — At least 28 people were killed and 61 wounded Wednesday, February 17, by a car bomb targeting the Turkish military in the heart of the capital Ankara, the latest in a string of attacks to shake the country.

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