Four blasts in Turkey wound 22: agency
Updated: 2006-08-28 08:34 ANKARA - Four separate blasts
on Turkey's popular coastal region and in the country's commercial capital
Istanbul injured at least 22 people, state news agency Anatolian reported on
Anatolian said three blasts occurred near the southern coastal area of
Marmaris early on Monday and another in Istanbul late on Sunday.
The British Foreign office said 10 British tourists were among the wounded.
There were no immediate claims of responsibility and the authorities were not
immediately available for comment.
Television pictures showed ambulances and police cars at the scene of the
Marmaris is a coastal resort popular with west European and Russian tourists
as well as Turks.
Kurdish separatists, leftists and Islamic militants have carried out bomb
attacks in Turkey in the past. The tourist industry is a powerful motor of the