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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Erdoğan escapes assassination attempt?

This just in from the NYT:
Unidentified attackers in northern Turkey opened fire Wednesday on a campaign convoy belonging to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party, killing one police officer and wounding another, local officials said.

The attack came after Mr. Erdogan had left the convoy. It was unclear whether he had been the intended target.

Ruling Party Convoy Attacked in Turkey, Leaving One Dead -
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