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Two blasts in Ankara at peace march: 86 killed, 186 injured

Two explosions in Ankara near the main train station at peace march killed 86 people and injured 186
Two blasts at Ankara peace march: 86 killed, 186 injured

Today in Ankara two powerful bombs exploded at peace march near the main train station. About 14,000 people came to attend the demonstration calling to end war between the Kurdish PKK organization and the Turkish government, – Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Turkish media.

The blasts killed 86 people, injuring 186 more. Two suicide bombers are believed to have caused the blasts, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in an address to the nation on TV.

According to The New York Times, the terrorist attack in Ankara killed at least 20 people. According to preliminary data, the explosion made a suicide bomber. Arrived on the scene ambulance – Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Turkish media.

It should be recalled that after the terrorist attack on the border with Syria on July 20, organized by the militants of the “Islamic state” and policemen killings in the south-eastern provinces, of which PKK took responsibility, the situation in Turkey has deteriorated.

On July 24, the Turkish armed forces attacked ISIS positions in northern Syria and carryout air strikes on Kurdish positions in Iraq.