Turkish leftist group claims responsibility for attack on Istanbul police




 
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January 7th, 2015  
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Topic: Turkish leftist group claims responsibility for attack on Istanbul police


ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish far-left group DHKP-C has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district on Tuesday that killed one officer and wounded another. A female suicide bomber entered the police station saying in English that she had lost her purse before blowing herself up inside the three-storey building, across the square from the Aya Sofya museum and the Blue Mosque, which are among the main sites for millions of visitors to Istanbul each year. ...




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