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Sunday, 21 August 2016

Turkey: Death toll rises to 50 after suicide blast at wedding in Gaziantep

Posted by Anup Baral | August 21, 2016 :
A suicide bomber in Turkey has killed at least 30 people and injured 94 others at a wedding. The attacker detonated the explosives in the southern city of Gaziantep, near the Syrian border, on Saturday night. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra explains.The Turkish government has called it a "terror attack" and suggested it was carried out by a suicide bomber. No group has yet claimed the responsibility for the attack.
At least 51 people have been killed and 69 wounded in a suicide bombing at a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the suicide bomber was aged between 12 and 14 years old.

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