Turkish leftist group claims responsibility for Istanbul police attack

January 2, 2015 1:29 PM

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish far-left group DHKP-C has claimed responsibility for a grenade attack on police near the Turkish prime minister's office in Istanbul.

DHKP-C (Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front) was also behind a suicide bombing at the U.S. Embassy last year as well as attacks on Turkish police stations.

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