Turkey detains 6 suspects for 2003 bombings in Istanbul

The six suspects were taken to the state prosecutor for questioning.

Turkey detains 6 suspects for 2003 bombings in Istanbul

Six people suspected of involvement in 2003 suicide bombings that killed dozens at synagogues and an HSBC bank branch were detained on Wednesday, Turkish police said.

The detentions were made in Istanbul, where the bombings occurred, police said in a statement.

Seven people were sentenced to life in prison for their connection with the 2003 bombings.

Trucks crashed into two synagogues in Istanbul carrying explosives that killed around two dozen people in 2003. Another bombing at an HSBC bank branch in central Istanbul killed another 30 people.

The six suspects were taken to the state prosecutor for questioning.


Reuters

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