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Turkish police warn of possible Easter attacks: report

Greek Orthodox people light candles during an Easter rite at St. George's Church in Fener Patriarchate, Istanbul, on April 24, 2011Police in Turkey have warned of possible Islamic State attacks against Christians and Jews over the Easter weekend, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday. The police issued a nationwide alert warning of possible attacks targeting churches during Easter on Sunday, as well as synagogues, according to the news agency. IS has been blamed for four of the six bombings that have rocked Turkey in the past eight months, including a double suicide attack at a peace rally in the capital Ankara in October that left 103 people dead.

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