06/22/2010, 00.00
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Attack in Istanbul, a bomb kills three people

The explosion struck a bus carrying soldiers and their relatives, including children. The attack has not been claimed, but everything points to the PKK, which in a series of attacks between Saturday and Sunday, killed nine soldiers.

Istanbul (AsiaNews / Agencies) – An early morning attack in Istanbul, Turkey killed three people, wounding six others in the explosion of a bomb on a bus (see photo) carrying the military personnel.

The attack occurred at 5:45 while the vehicle passed through the streets of the district Halkali on the outskirts of the city's European side.

According to CNN-Turk, the vehicle was also carrying relatives of soldiers, including children. One of them was among the victims. So far there is no information on the condition of the wounded.

The attack has not yet been claimed, but everything points to the Workers' Party of Kurdistan (PKK) who, in a series of attacks between Saturday and Sunday, killed nine soldiers.

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