Turkey: Kurdish militant group claims responsibility for bombing and warns tourists

A Kurdish militant group claimed responsibility for this week’s bomb attack on police. On their website, they stated that while they are not targeting tourists, they warned that tourists are not safe in Turkey.

Advice For Travellers

Attacks targeting police have occurred recently, mainly in Istanbul and Ankara. Attacks could possibly target tourist sites or western interests. With respect to personal safety and security, exercise caution. Avoid crowded areas and crowded tourist sites if possible.