Suspect Held in Turkish Car Bombing
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Suspect Held in Turkish Car Bombing

Turkish police have a suspect in connection with the car bombing of the president of the Ankara Jewish community, Yuda Yurum, the Turkish news agency Anatoliya reported.

Ismet Kalizir, who is being held in Ankara, reportedly has ties to Islamic fundamentalist movements.

Police captured him in Izmir, Turkey, after he reputedly approached a local television station, claiming responsibility for the attack.

Police reportedly are looking into the claim, though some details of the account supposedly do not match the police’s account.

The attack on Yurum was not serious, but it is the latest in a series of terrorist attacks aimed at the Jewish community in Turkey.