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Deadly Istanbul bombing sparks fear and defiance in Turkey

2022-11-15 10:23:53       source:The Aljazeera

November 14, 2022

Istanbul, Turkey – Crowds have begun returning to Istiklal Avenue, the busy pedestrian street in central Istanbul where a bombing on Sunday killed six people and wounded 81. Locals expressed shock and defiance after the attack.

Furkan works at a chocolate shop steps away from where the bomb went off.

“At about 4:20pm [13:20 GMT] we were smoking a cigarette by the door,” he told Al Jazeera. “All of a sudden, the explosion happened. We were astonished. It was a terrifying situation.”

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