Mathew Barzal Posted July 20, 2015 Share Posted July 20, 2015 Such a terrible incident. RIP to those lost. Video (NSFL) http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/20/world/turkey-suruc-explosion/ Suruc, Turkey (CNN) An apparent suicide bombing ripped through a rally Monday in the Turkish border town of Suruc, killing at least 31 people, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said. At least 100 others were wounded, provincial Gov. Izzettin Kucuk told Turkish media. The explosion occurred at midday at the Amara Cultural Park in Suruc, where a group had gathered calling for more help to rebuild the Syrian Kurdish city of Kobani, CNN Turk reported. Suruc is about 6 miles from the border and Kobani, the Syrian city that was the scene of intense fighting between Syrian rebels and Kurdish forces and ISIS. Explosions at Turkish political rally kill at least 2, injure 100 Photos and video taken from the scene show bodies strewn around a park and dazed people at the blast site while emergency teams rush to aid victims. "Kids were screaming, everyone was screaming and running," eyewitness Erhan Subasi told CNN. "Everyone was in a panic but trying to help." Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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