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Sunday, March 18, 2018

In Turkey dozens of people were killed in the attack at the wedding

In the Turkish city of Gaziantep, near the Syrian border, which is inhabited mainly by the Kurds, there was an explosion while on a street during the passing wedding procession. The tragedy claimed the lives of at least three dozen people, injured 94 people. An explosive device detonated a suicide bomber. Turkish President Erdogan has blamed for this outrageous act on IG (banned in Russia).

photo: AP

After the terrorist attack in Gaziantep.

At least 30 people were killed and 94 were injured in an explosion at a wedding ceremony on Saturday in the South-East of Turkey in Babaha near sahinbey, (outskirts of the Turkish city of Gaziantep is 60 km from the border with Syria – ed.). According to the Turkish edition Aa.com.tr on the streets of the city passed a wedding procession, as is customary in the southern part of Turkey. During this moment explosion thundered. Local authorities reported that they were suicide bomber that detonated the bomb.

According to one of the Turkish MPs by members of the wedding were the Kurds, who mainly live in the area.

Currently none of the groups has claimed responsibility for the attacks, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that apparently it was the work of terrorists “Islamic state”. Erdogan stressed that there is no difference between the group of preacher Gulen, whom the authorities accused of plotting the attempted military coup, the outlawed Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party and DAIS, the possible culprit of the terrorist attack in Gaziantep.


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