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Several detained after deadly Istanbul blast ahead of NATO summit

Turkish police have detained several people in Istanbul after four people were killed by a bomb believed to have been carried by a member of a far-left underground organization, the Anatolia news agency reported. Police launched random checks in shopping malls, bus and train stations after the bomb exploded on a public bus on Thursday, killing the four and injuring some 15 others, just days ahead of a NATO summit to be attended by US President George W. Bush and leaders from 45 other countries. The Turkish press said Friday that police had identified the suspected bomber as a member of the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), a far-left organization whose militants were targeted in coordinated raids in Turkey and four other European countries earlier this year. Full Story

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