Turkey foils attempted DHKP-C suicide bombing in Istanbul

DHKP-C is internationally recognized as being an extreme leftist terrorist group that has targeted Turkey over the years.

Turkey foils attempted DHKP-C suicide bombing in Istanbul

World Bulletin / News Desk

It has been revealed that a would-be suicide bomber who was brought under the control of Turkish police in Istanbul on Saturday is a known member of the banned DHKP-C group.

The woman, who had disguised herself in a burqa, attracted suspicion when she was seen outside a police station in Istanbul's Kagithane district.

On realizing she had been spotted, she attempted to flee the scene in a taxi which was later stopped by police.

After she was arrested, a bomb and a detonator were found in her bag. The women was then identified as 23-year-old B.E., who was found to be on the list of wanted DHKP-C terrorists.

Security has since been tightened in Istanbul.

DHKP-C is internationally recognized as being an extreme leftist terrorist group that has targeted Turkey over the years.

Recently, a number of DHKP-C members have been found to be hiding in Greece where they plot attacks on Turkish soil.

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