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Three hurt in Turkish high school blast

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ANKARA, Turkey, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Three students were injured Wednesday in the explosion of a percussion bomb at a high school in southeastern Turkey, authorities said.

The midday blast in Cizre, in the province of Sirnak, was attributed to members of the insurgent Kurdistan Workers Party, Today's Zaman reported.

The homemade noise bomb was placed in a hallway on the third floor of the school, the Hurriyet Daily News said.

The injured students were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions were not immediately released.
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