Death toll of savage bombing in Turkey rises to 54 – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Death toll of savage bombing in Turkey rises to 54




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Four more people have died as a result of the bombing atrocity in the Turkish city Gaziantep on Saturday.

The total number of people who lost their lives has now risen to 54, with 29 of those younger than 18. 66 people remain in hospital, 14 in a critical condition.

The perpetrator of the attack was identified as a child of between 12-14 years of age. It is believed that he camly walked among a large group of people celebrating a wedding, then either he detonated the explosives himself, or were detonated remotely.

Turkey’s security forces have said that the attack was probably carried out by terrorist organization ISIS.

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