Bus bomb defused in Turkish capital

A 'potential catastrophe' has been averted in Ankara as a bomb plot is foiled.

    Turkish police carry away a minibus
    after the bomb was defused [AFP]

    Bombers linked to al-Qaeda hit Istanbul in 2003 with truck bombs, killing 58 people in attacks that had targeted two synagogues, the British Consulate and a British bank.

    In February, a court sentenced seven people to life in prison for the bombings.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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