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Kurdish Militants Claim Car Bombing in Southeast Turkey

ISTANBUL, Sept 13  – Kurdish militants claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car bombing in Turkey’s southeastern city of Van a day earlier and said it was partly a response to the removal from office of two dozen mayors from Kurdish-run municipalities. The blast, close to local government offices, wounded around 50 people, including four

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Car Bomb Targets Government Buildings in Eastern Turkey’s Van

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Sept 12 – Suspected Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb near local government offices in Turkey‘s southeastern city of Van on Monday, wounding scores of people, a day after two dozen mayors from Kurdish-run municipalities were stripped of office. The blast hit some 200 metres from the Van provincial governor’s office, security sources

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