Blast hits city in Turkey’s Kurdish region

March 31, 2016 3:24 PM

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Blast hits city in Turkey’s Kurdish region

An explosion Thursday rocked an area near a bus station in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish region, killing at least four people in the latest violence to hit the country amid a string of suicide blasts and other attacks, reports said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility following the explosion in Diyarbakir, the main city in Turkey’s predominately Kurdish southeastern region. But the area has been the scene of increasing clashes between Turkish forces and Kurdish separatists, who have stepped up a decades-long fight fo...

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