Turkey briefly blocks Twitter to prevent images of bombing



Turkey has allowed access to Twitter again after shortly blocking it on Wednesday to prevent the broadcast of images from Monday’s bombing that killed 32 people.

The ban was lifted after Twitter complied with a local court ruling, deleting tweets with images of the bombing’s aftermath.

Officials had raised concerns that the bombing in the town of Suruc is part of a campaign of retaliation by the Islamic State group for a recent crackdown on its operations in the country.

Turkish officials say they have detained more than 500 people suspected of working with IS in the last six months. Officials say an operation this month netted 21 terrorism suspects in an investigation of recruitment networks in multiple parts of the country. Read more…

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Source: Mashable Social Media

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