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Bomb blast at Turkish resort leaves 20 injured

A bomb exploded in a seaside holiday resort in western Turkey, leaving at least 20 people injured, including a number of foreign tourists. The blast, from a low powered and probably home-made device, occurred in a dustbin near a bank in the main square of the Aegean town of Cesme, NTV television said Sunday. No claim of responsibility has been made. “The explosion was caused by a bomb,” said Yusuf Ziya Goksu, the governor of Izmir province, quoted by the semi-official Anatolia news agency. Levent Kidak, Izmir’s chief of health services, said 20 people were injured. One person, a woman, was seriously injured and was taken to a hospital in Izmir, he said, quoted by Anatolia. Goksu said two foreign tourists were among the injured. Full Story

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