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Eight wounded as fifth suicide bombing hits Turkey

An injured person sits in an ambulance after a suicide bomb attack outside the historical tourist destination at Ulu Cami in Bursa, Turkey, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The office of the governor of Bursa said in a statement carried by the state-owned Anadolu Agency that a woman believed to be a suicide bomber blew herself up.
An injured person sits in an ambulance after a suicide bomb attack outside the historical tourist destination at Ulu Cami in Bursa, Turkey, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The office of the governor of Bursa said in a statement carried by the state-owned Anadolu Agency that a woman believed to be a suicide bomber blew herself up. IHA agency via AP

NERVES in Turkey have been further frayed by the country's fifth suicide bombing this year.

Several media outlets reported that a suicide bomber blew herself up near the main mosque in the city of Bursa, wounding eight people.

Worried about the threat to the economy, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told reporters that tourists visiting Istanbul or Bursa did not face greater risks than those who went to Brussels.

Islamic State bombings killed 35 people in the Belgian capital last month.

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