Turkish special force police officers take position on April 1, 2015 near Istanbul Police headquaters in Istanbul. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE
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In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, police killed a woman Wednesday carrying a bomb near the city's main police headquarters, an official said.Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin also said that a second person escaped and that a policeman was slightly injured. The incident follows a deadly hostage situation on Tuesday, when a prosecutor and two gunmen holding him at an Istanbul courthouse were killed in a shootout between police and the assailants.Davutoglu, speaking in Istanbul after joining thousands of other mourners for Kiraz's funeral, said the hostage incident aimed to create chaos ahead of Turkey's June 7 general election.Separately, police overpowered an armed man who stormed the ruling party's office in Istanbul, forced employees out and shouted slogans against the party Wednesday.
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