Bombing shows Turkey a vulnerable target for Islamic State

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and his wife Sare Davutoglu speak with a man who was injured in a blast in Suruc on Monday, during a visit to a hospital in Sanliurfa, Turkey, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Authorities suspected the Islamic State group was behind an apparent suicide bombing Monday in Suruc in southeastern Turkey that killed 31 people and wounded nearly 100 — a development that could represent a major expansion by the extremists at a time when the government is stepping up efforts against them. (Halil Sagirkaya/Pool Photo via AP)ISTANBUL (AP) — Officials have raised concerns that a deadly bombing in southeastern Turkey is part of a campaign of retaliation by the Islamic State group for a recent crackdown on its operations in the country.


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