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Twenty-six people detained over car bomb attack in Turkey

Turkish authorities detained 26 people over a car bomb attack in the southeastern town of Viransehir, the provincial governor’s office said on Saturday.

A vehicle loaded with explosives was remotely detonated late on Friday in the garden of a housing complex for judges and prosecutors, killing a child and wounding 17 people. 165 more words

Kurdish Militants Claim Car Bomb Attack in Turkey's Izmir

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JAN. 11, 2017, 6:00 A.M. E.S.T.

ISTANBUL — Kurdish militants have claimed responsibility for last week’s car bombing attack that killed a policeman and a courthouse employee in western Turkey. 154 more words

Turkey car bomb and gun attack on courthouse in Izmir -- Deep sense of unease in Turkey

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The attackers tried to flee after detonating a car bomb, officials said. AFP photo

Two attackers, a policeman and a court worker have been killed in a car bomb and gun assault on a courthouse in the Turkish city of Izmir, state media say. 687 more words

At least 2 killed in car bombing outside a courthouse in Turkey

IZMIR, Turkey – Suspected Kurdish militants on Thursday opened fire at police who stopped them at a checkpoint in the western city of Izmir before detonating their explosives-laden vehicle and escaping, the province’s governor said. 284 more words

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BREAKING: Santa Claus Costume-Wearing Attackers; 'Many Wounded' in Istanbul's Reina Nightclub

Footage appears to show a number of ambulances and police vehicles outside the Reina nightclub, in the Besiktas area of the city.

One of the Istanbul shooters disguised as Santa.

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Car Bomb Kills 13 In Turkey

At least 13 people have been killed, and a further 48 wounded, following a car bombing, in central Turkey.

Thirteen soldiers were killed and 48 more were injured when a car bomb hit a bus transporting off-duty military personnel in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, one week after a twin bombing targeted police in Istanbul. 180 more words

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Kurdish militants claim Istanbul bombing -- Turkish police detain hundreds

Police have detained 235 people including pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) officials over alleged ties to Kurdish militants. One day prior, a PKK splinter group claimed responsibility for bombings in Istanbul. 384 more words