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Turkey demands intl panel probe Gaza boat deaths

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey is calling for an international commission to investigate deaths on Gaza ship and says his country will review its ties with Israel if all Turks not released by the end of the day.

The country's foreign minister says 210 Turks have been released so far and are waiting at an airport in Israel to be flown home on Turkish planes later Wednesday. There were about 400 Turks in the six-ship aid flotilla that was raided by Israeli commandos on Monday.

The attack killed nine people, including at least four Turks.

Meanwhile, the interior minister says Turkey says security has been beefed up to protect the country's Jewish minority as well as Israel's diplomatic missions.

The move comes as hundreds of Turks protest against Israel for a third day.

Israel has ordered families of Israeli diplomats out of Turkey.


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