In the past few days, bombs have been blowing up in India and Turkey and they have more in common than meets the eye and I do not mean merely the fact that both are developing countries that work hard to disprove the fashionable notion that democracy is too complex a form of government for Muslims, Hindus and Budhists. Could that be the reason they are repeatedly targeted?
Terrorism Reporter Terror struck in the Turkish capital with a reflection of the methods used in recent blasts in India. The two devices were placed 10 minutes apart in a busy crowded street. The first bomb exploded on Sunday night near a telephone booth in Gungoren district. The second bomb went off just 10 minutes after the first to inflict maximum damage to any survivers, onlookers and those who gather to help others. Another sign of linkage to blasts in India was how they were placed. They were placed in dustbins, same as many blasts in India.
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