Suicide Bomber Blows Herself up in Turkish City of Bursa

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A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the Turkish city of Bursa on Wednesday, wounding at least 10 people in the latest attack to strike the country, local media reported.

The bombing took place near Bursa’s 14th century Grand Mosque, a historic symbol of the northwestern city, the private CNN-Turk television reported.

Security sources confirmed that the blast was a “suicide attack”, while Turkish media identified the bomber as a 25-year-old woman.

The powerful explosion smashed windows in shops near the mosque, and television footage showing the injured being treated in ambulances.

Nobody has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.

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