In Turkey’s second terrorist attack of the summer, a tourist bus blew up at an Aegean resort this week, killing five people. A Kurdish militant group had claimed responsibility for the first attack, a bombing at a nearby resort that wounded 21 people, and police suspected it was responsible for the second as well. The group, the Kurdistan Freedom Falcons Organization, is believed to be linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, which has been fighting for autonomy for decades and often targets the tourist industry. PKK spokesmen, however, denied that the Falcons are part of their operation.
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