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1999 Istanbul bombings
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Date March 13/March 14, 1999 (UTC+2)
Attack type bombings and arson attack
Death(s) 13
Perpetrator(s) Kurdistan Workers Party suspected

The 1999 Istanbul bombings were a pair of bombings that took place in Istanbul, Turkey on March 13 killing 13, and March 14, 1999 injuring 2. A third bomb was found in a Burger King outlet but successfully defused.

The attacks

  • The March 13 attack was a petrol bomb that was detonated at a crowded shopping centre killing 13.
  • The March 14 attack was a bomb placed under a Truck injuring a soldier and a person suspected to had placed the bomb. The bomb was detonated at 7:50 pm local time in the Bah├želievler district.

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