Arrests made after Ankara grenade attacks

March 22, 2013 at 3:35 PM
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ANKARA, Turkey, March 22 (UPI) -- Authorities in Turkey arrested a several suspects Friday in attacks on a ministry building and the ruling party headquarters earlier this week, officials said.

The arrests came during early morning raids in Ankara's Mamak and were carried out by anti-terrorism units, Today's Zaman reported.

Officials said a large number of documents believed to be linked to the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C) were found during the raids and have been seized.

On Tuesday, unidentified assailants threw two grenades into the annex of the Ministry of Justice and another group attacked the ruling Justice and Development Party's headquarters using a light anti-tank weapon.

No one died during the attacks, however one person was slightly injured.

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