A bomb explosion in the Turkish capital, Ankara, has injured 16 police officers who were inspecting a suspect bag. The bag, which had been left outside a justice ministry building, blew up as the officers – who wore no protective gear – opened it. They had arrived at the scene after a similar bag exploded there a few minutes earlier. Two of the wounded policemen are said to be in a critical condition. No-one was injured by the earlier blast. Ankara governor Yahya Gur called the explosions a “deliberate act of violence”. No group has said it carried out the attacks. Similar bomb attacks in the past have been blamed on outlawed Kurdish, far-left groups and Muslim militants. Full Story
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