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April 12, 2013 7:55 am

Report: Al-Qaeda Planned to Carry Out Attack on Istanbul Synagogue, U.S. Embassy in Ankara

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Main entrance gate of Istanbul University in Beyazıt Square. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet- Al-Qaeda terrorists planned to carry out attacks on the US Embassy in Ankara, a synagogue in Istanbul and other targets, the New York Times reported overnight Friday.

According to the report, Turkish police exposed the terror plot in February during a raid on two houses, where nearly 50 pounds of plastic explosives with detonation systems attached, as well as six laptop computers and other evidence were found.

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