Turkey Appears Set to Blame Car Bombing on Kurdish Militants

March 14, 2016 4:27 PM

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Turkey Appears Set to Blame Car Bombing on Kurdish Militants

ISTANBUL — The Turkish government seemed prepared on Monday to blame the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or P.K.K., for Sunday’s deadly car bombing in Ankara, the capital, in a move likely to increase tension with the United States.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack that killed 37 people in a public square, but the Turkish military almost immediately began airstrikes Sunday on against P.K.K. bases in the mountains of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region.

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