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Erdoğan had to admit: Suicide Bomber in #Sultanahmet bombing is of Syrian Origin

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2016 at 15:24

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President Erdoğan declaring that the perpetrators of the explosion in Sultanahmet are suicide bombers has said, “It is a bomb attack by suicide bomber of Syrian origin”.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has condemned the Jan. 12 explosion in Istanbul’s touristic Sultanahmet neighborhood, which killed 10 and injured 15, describing it as a suicide attack of Syrian origin

Four things to know about the Sultanahmet explosion

An explosion occurred on Jan. 12 in Istanbul’s touristic Sultanahmet Square, killing 10 while wounding at least 15. Here are four things to know about the explosion

Istanbul paramedics treat people injured in explosion – video

Medical teams rush injured people to hospital after a large explosion in central Istanbul on Tuesday. Turkish police sealed off the Sultanahmet district, where the explosion happened. The area is popular with tourists and includes the Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters

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Vía Erkan’s Field Diary http://ift.tt/1SLVTDG

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