One hurt in bomb blast near Turkish PM`s office
Ankara: A bomb exploded on Monday near the
offices of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in
Ankara, lightly injuring one person, private NTV television
The device, which was in a small plastic bottle, went off
at around 0730 GMT (1300 IST), 20 metres from the building in
the central Kizilay district, one and a half hour before a
cabinet meeting to be headed by Erdogan.
Police blocked access to the blast zone -- the entrance
to the parking lot of the supreme court of appeals, fearing a
second explosion, said NTV.
The injured was a court employee, it added.
Security guards at Erdogan`s office also rushed to the
The blast followed a remote-controlled bomb attack in
Istanbul last week near Erdogan`s ruling party headquarters,
which wounded 15 police officers and one civilian.
In September a powerful bomb rocked the centre of the
capital Ankara, killing three people and wounding at least 15
A bomb blast in May last year injured eight people near a
bus stop in Etiler, an upscale district in Istanbul.
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