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November 25, 2022

Blast rocks Istanbul, killing at least 6 and canceling memorial for Jews killed in 2003 attacks

By David I. Klein

ISTANBUL (JTA) – So far six are reported dead and dozens injured in a blast on Istanbul’s İstiklal Caddesi, a major tourism hotspot and thoroughfare that sees tens of thousands of tourists every day.

The perpetrators and full extent of the attack are not yet clear, but Israel’s Channel 13 news reported that one Israeli was injured in the attack. Turkish authorities said they suspected terrorism.

The blast took place as Istanbul’s Jewish community was hosting a Jewish culture day, i...

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