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I just checked the news and saw this. This is ten minutes from me; I walk through there every day. They’re concerned there’s a second device in the area.
Eyewitnesses claim that there were 2 perpetrators. One shot down by police before blast. Second managed to blast himself #Istanbul #Turkey4 minutes ago via TweetDeckBreaking: PKK spokesman says he knows nothing about bomb in #Istanbul’s #Taksim Sq – learned of it from CNN calling him to ask11 minutes ago via web judging from broken windows of hotels&other little shops&restaurants in the vicinity of #Taksim square explosion,the bomb was strongAttack was directed to the police buses parked at the center of the square. Suicide bomber fused the bomb in between these buses. #Turkey
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