06:30 GMT14 August 2020
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    A courthouse in the southern Turkish resort city of Antalya was evacuated on Thursday as a precaution after a bomb threat report.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Anadolu news agency cited Antalya Chief Prosecutor Ramazan Solmaz as saying that the evacuation was a standard procedure under the circumstances.

    Police have reportedly cordoned off the area and a bomb squad is working at the site.

    Turkey has been on edge after a series of terrorist attacks this year shocked the nation. Most recently, a bombing of an outdoor wedding party killed at least 22 and injured almost a hundred in the southern city of Gaziantep in August.

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