Percussion bomb blast near Turkish PM building

March 5, 2012 10:23

ANKARA - A percussion bomb exploded near the Turkish prime ministry building in the capital Ankara on Monday, about an hour before a cabinet meeting was due to be held there, and one person was slightly wounded, state TV said.

Police were searching the area for more possible devices. The blast follows a remote-controlled bomb attack in Istanbul on Thursday last week which wounded 15 policemen and one civilian.

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