In Turkey Offshoot of Kurdish militant, PKK claims Istanbul soccer attacks

In a statement on its website, the Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) said it had carried out the attacks.

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Turkish police officers carry the coffins of comrades killed in bomb attacks during a funeral cerenomy at Istanbul's police headquarters on December 11, 2016 play

Turkish police officers carry the coffins of comrades killed in bomb attacks during a funeral cerenomy at Istanbul's police headquarters on December 11, 2016

(AFP)
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An offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Sunday claimed responsibility for the bomb attack outside an Istanbul soccer stadium that killed 38 people and wounded 155.

In a statement on its website, the Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) said it had carried out the attacks.

TAK has taken responsibility for other deadly attacks in Turkey this year.

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