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Syrian Kurds deny involvement in Istanbul bombing

CAIRO, Nov 14 Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are not involved in the explosion in Istanbul, said the commander of the SDF, Mazlum Abdi, whose words are reported by the Rudaw TV channel.
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), previously banned in Turkey, also declared its non-involvement in the terrorist attack in Istanbul.

“We declare that our forces have nothing to do with the explosion in Istanbul, we reject the accusations made against us,” Mazlum Abdi TV channel quotes.
On behalf of the SDF, the Kurdish military leader expressed “sincere condolences to the families of the victims and the Turkish people,”

Sunday afternoon, an explosion occurred on the pedestrian Istiklal Street in the center of Istanbul, killing six people, injuring 81. Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The head of the Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs, Suleiman Soylu, announced suspicions that the order to carry out the attack came from the Syrian border town of Kobani, and the perpetrator entered Turkish territory through the city of Afrin.

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