Death toll of suicide attacks in Ankara 97

Death toll of suicide attacks in Ankara 97

World October 12, 2015 16:07

ankara - The number of people killed has risen through the bloody bombings Saturday in Ankara to 97. Hundreds of people were injured. The Turkish authorities have confirmed Monday that the attacks perpetrated by two suicide bombers.

The two perpetrators were men, have not been identified. It is still not clear who is behind the attacks, but extremist Sunni Islamic State among the hoofdverdachten. The attacks have further increased tensions in Turkey. The political and ethnic frictions are heated by the protracted civil war in neighboring Syria and the beaches of the peace process between Ankara and radical Kurds.

The Turkish currency, the lira , has this year lost 20 percent of its value.

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