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Bomb attack injures 24 in SE Turkey

29 August 2015 12:02

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A bomb blast has injured 24 people in the southeastern Turkish province of Mardin amid the escalation of tensions between Ankara and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

According to Turkey’s state-run Anadolou news agency, the bomb attack targeted a bus carrying police forces in Mardin late Friday, injuring 24 people, including 10 policemen.

The attack was carried out by the PKK militants, the agency said, adding that the wounded were taken to Kiziltepe and Mardin hospitals to receive medical treatment.

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