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Ankara Bombings Target Pro-Kurdish Rally

MIN READOct 10, 2015 | 17:36 GMT

A man walks past bodies at the scene of an explosion before a rally in Turkey's capital, Ankara, on Oct. 10.

(ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The choice to attack a pro-Kurdish political gathering in the capital is notable in Turkey's already tense political climate. Islamic State militants along the Syrian border have been fighting with Kurdish rebels for some time but attacking Kurdish targets in Turkey has the added benefit of provoking political backlash against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)....

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