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Turkish Bombing That Killed Policeman Claimed by PKK, Firat Says

May 26, 2012

A bombing in Turkey yesterday that killed one policeman outside a security headquarters in Kayseri was claimed by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, the Firat news agency reported.

The PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the European Union, has been fighting for autonomy in the southeast since 1984 in a conflict that has claimed more than 40,000 lives.

To contact the reporter on this story: Emre Peker in Ankara at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at

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