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Turkish government accuses Kurdish PKK of attack that killed six in Istanbul

Turkey announced on Monday (14) the arrest of a person suspected of the attack that left six dead and 81 injured on Sunday on a commercial avenue in Istanbul, a crime that the government blamed on the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

“The person who placed the bomb was detained. According to our findings, the PKK terrorist organization is responsible,” said Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu.

The woman arrested and accused of having planted the bomb has Syrian nationality and acknowledged the acts, Turkish police announced on Monday.

She admitted to acting on the orders of the PKK and receiving guidance in Kobane, in northeast Syria, according to police.

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