Deadly Blasts Target Istanbul Synagogues

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Car bombs explode near two synagogues in Istanbul, Turkey, killing more than a dozen people and wounding as many as 250. A local terrorist group claims responsibility, but Turkish authorities say the scale of the attacks suggest the work of al Qaeda or another international terrorist cadre. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and reporter Dorian Jones.



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