least 28 people have been killed nad 61 injured in a car explosion in
Ankara, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister said. The blast happened in
close proximity to the Turkish parliament building, and reportedly
targeted military personnel.
scene of the explosion is located in close proximity to Turkey's
parliament, the Presidency of the General Staff, and Army, Air Force,
Navy and Coast Guard commands.
are very close to that place and we've heard two explosions,” one
of the employees at a nearby hotel told RT by phone. “I
went to the rooftop of our hotel and saw smoke… I saw a big fire.
There is a military building around there… this was about 1
kilometer from us.”
Turkish military general staff official has confirmed to Reuters the
explosion targeted a bus carrying military personnel.
media users in Ankara say they heard a loud noise all across the
city, and posted photos of a huge plume of smoke rising over downtown
Celik, a spokesperson for Turkey's ruling Justice and Development
Party (AKP), said on his Twitter account that the explosion was the
result of a “cowardly terrorist attack.”
ambulances were sent to the scene of the blast, media reported,
citing medical officials.
reported helicopters circling the area above the blast.
state-run Anadolu Agency said that the government has imposed a media
gag order banning organizations from broadcasting or printing graphic
images of those who were killed or injured in the explosion.
NTV reported that there had been another explosion as demolitions
experts destroyed a suspicious package discovered by police in a
different area, near the Interior Ministry building.
March 2014 tape recordings of a meeting between the Turkish then
Foreign Minister Davutoglu, the chief of the Turkish intelligence MIT
Hakan Fidan and others leaked to
the public. They talked about a false flag attack on Turkey to be
used as a justification form a Turkish attack on Syria. The new was
mostly ignored by
the "western" main stream media. As I wrote about the tape:
major points from my view:
has delivered 2,000 trucks of weapons and ammunition to the
insurgents in Syria.
are plans for false flag attacks on Turkey or Turkish property to
justify an attack from Turkey on Syria.
Turkish military has great concerns going into and fighting Syria.
general atmosphere between these deciders is one of indecisiveness.
Everyone seems to be unclear what Erdogan wants and is waiting for
clear orders from above.
before the meeting the U.S. military presented fresh plans for a
no-fly zone over Syria.
those 2014 plans for a false flag when reading this just-in news:
big explosion that officials said was an "act of terrorism"
took place in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing at least five
people and injuring another 10.
Governor Mehmet Kılıçlar said the officials believe the explosion
was caused by a car bomb.
reports say buses carrying military personnel have been targeted. The
explosion took place as the buses were arriving at a military lodging
facility in downtown Ankara, according to reports.
Çelik, a spokesman for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK
Party), wrote in Twitter that the explosion was an "act of
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said
the authorities have received information about the blast and were
looking into it. Davutoğlu was scheduled to depart for Brussels for
a visit later this evening but he canceled the trip and headed to the
presidential palace to attend a last-minute security summit.
attack was near a Turkish military headquarter in Ankara. The
announced numbers of wounded and killed are still increasing by the
will likely blame the Turkish Kurdish PKK for this incident and will
extend the blame to the Syrian Kurdish version of the PKK, the YPG.
But if this is not a Turkish stage-managed false flag attack it is
more likely an Islamic State terror attack than one by the PKK.
#ISIS released the latest edition of its
magazine in Turkish, specifically targeting the Turkish military
AM - 26 Jan 2016
to what follows from this incident consider also this:
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the second time in less than 24 hours: a phone call between King
Salman and President Erdogan.
Bhadrakumar, who was India's ambassador in Turkey in
disagreements between Turkey and the U.S., like the ones we have seen
during the last weeks, are not necessarily what they seem:
Washington and Ankara appear to be preoccupied with a verbal brawl
over christening Syrian Kurds as “terrorists” or not, there is a
long history of the two NATO allies working in tandem while
dissimulating difference of opinion to mislead outsiders.
has a consistent record of making defiant noises but ultimately
falling in line with Washington’s guidelines. Such situations can
be multiplied. Thus, it is entirely conceivable that the open support
voiced by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday for Turkey’s
proposal to create a ‘no-fly zone’ in Syria would have enjoyed
some measure of American approval.
Prime Minister yesterday said they would not give up on the Azaz
pocket and the city of the same name currently held by
CIA/Turkey/Saudi sponsored terrorists against the Russian supported
hectic communications over the last days, the likely fall of Azaz to
Syrian Kurds and this "terror attack" in Ankara lets me
assume that we will very soon witness a serious escalation by Turkey
and its allies against Syria and its allies.