16:22 GMT +329 March 2017
    Near the Grand Mosque in Bursa explosion occurred

    Blast at Central Mosque in Turkey's Bursa Wounds at Least Six

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    An explosion occurred at the central Ulu Cami mosque in the Northwestern Turkish city of Bursa.

    The blast has killed at least one person and wounded at least 13, according to Turkish NTV channel. The previous number of victims stood at 7. Local security forces and medical teams responded to the explosion and cordoned off the scene.

    ​The explosion took place at 17:25 local time.

    The blast caused panic, the TV channel said.

    Local news agency DHA reported citing a security source and a government official that the blast was caused by a 25-year-old female suicide bomber. Governor of Bursa has confirmed the information.


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      It may be too early to tell if these are false flags or if Erdogan is being bitten by his own dogs. At some point, if the terrorists feel boxed-in and with nothing to lose, they may turn on their handlers and blame their handlers for their defeat. That's one of many reasons why it's not a good idea to support terrorism.
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      Thank you, Putin and all Russians for fighting terrorists in Syria when NATO countries and its allies were only creating more chaos and destruction.
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      UDENTA O UDENTAin reply tojas(Show commentHide comment)
      jas, you touched at an issue at the vital core of all progressive humanity. I have already declared Putin as the greatest leader and strategic thinker of the past 50 years and Andrei Lavrov in the same company as Andrei Gromyko in his reading of global issues and geostrategic developments and processes. Putin not only re built Russia with very modest resources after the Soviet collapse; he has transformed a unipolar global imperium castrated by a bellicose, power drunk hegemon into a polyvalent, multipolar universe of shared commitments, and in that regard re launched Russia into the center stage of global power play to the chagrin of implacable war mongers. As he and Russia strengthen and stabilize the Syrian peace mechanism Erdogan, the butcher of Ankara, is steadily creating the condition of civil war in Turkey and the prospect of his favored terrorists turning against him. You put it very eloquently.
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      A devastated woman, family massacred by erDOGan seeking revenge.
      Don't be surprised if there are more in the queue.
      Turkey is finished.
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      jimbogoofballin reply tocopius(Show commentHide comment)
      Not yet they not finished. Until erdo or his cronies are hit these things are false flag. Real terrorist would target gov officials like erdo. That shows what this really is.
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