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Turkish police detain 10 over Bible killings

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained 10 people in connection with the killing of three people, including a German, at a Bible publishing house in the mainly Muslim country, authorities said on Thursday.
Three people were found on Wednesday with their throats slit at the Zirve publishing house in Malatya, a city in the southeast of the country.
The killings, which have shocked Turkey, come after a string of attacks targeting Turkey's small Christian minority.
Malatya Governor Halil Ibrahim Dasoz told reporters that the number of people in custody had risen to 10 and that all were from the same age group. He declined to give further details.
Newspapers said the first five suspects were 19 and 20 years old. Liberal daily Milliyet said they had carried a similar note in their pockets, saying: "we are brothers, we are going to our death". It also reported them as saying in in


Added: Apr-19-2007 
By: Ediman
Tags: Turkey, Zirve publishing house, Malatya, terror, Christian minority
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