Car bomb in Turkish town kills 3-year-old, wounds 15 people

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ANKARA, Turkey - A car bomb attack targeting government lodgings in southeastern Turkey has killed a 3-year-old child and wounded 15 people, an official said. The bomb exploded near the homes of judges and prosecutors in the mainly-Kurdish town of Viransehir, in Sanliurfa province, which borders
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