PKK splinter group claims suicide attack in Turkey's Bursa

A woman gives first aid to an injured woman following a bombing, in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, on April 27, 2016A radical Kurdish militant group on Sunday claimed a suicide bombing in Turkey’s former Ottoman capital of Bursa last week, saying the female assailant had failed to reach her intended target. The attack on Wednesday evening near Bursa’s famed 14th century Grand Mosque wounded thirteen people but caused no fatalities other than the female suicide bomber herself. The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) — a radical splinter group of the better-known Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) — said in a statement on its website that one of its members had carried out the attack.

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