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Turks Assert Al Qaeda Link In Bomb Arrest

Man Is Seen as Contact With Cell. Turkish police said Friday that they had arrested a man who described himself as a contact between al Qaeda and a terrorist cell that carried out four truck bombings last month in Istanbul. The man, a Turk identified as Adnan Ersoz, was arrested Monday after he returned to Turkey from an unidentified country, anti-terrorism police in Istanbul said in a statement. Ersoz told interrogators “that a structure was formed in Turkey in connection with an international terrorist organization,” according to the statement. “He was abroad to provide the connection between that structure and the terrorist organization.” Ersoz was formally charged with the equivalent of treason in a Turkish security court Friday afternoon. Full Story

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