The number of deaths in the explosion at the wedding of Gaziantep in southern Turkey has reached 50 people, reports Reuters. Earlier, the government reported 30 people dead and 94 injured.
The attack took place during a wedding celebration, when people were dancing in the street, an explosive device detonated a suicide bomber. According to unconfirmed reports, it could be a woman.
While none of the groups has claimed responsibility for the attack. Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likely perpetrator of the attack at the wedding called banned in Russia organization “Islamic state”. “Those who can not fight Turkey and trying to provoke people, arousing hatred on ethnic and religious grounds, they will not prevail,” — said the head of state.
Erdogan added that there is no difference, did the attack the militants of the Kurdistan workers party (PKK), which is recognized in Turkey FETO extremist organization headed by Fethullah gülen, or the “Islamic state”.
One of the locals told Reuters that the explosion occurred at a Kurdish wedding. Many of the victims have not been identified, experts have to spend dozens of DNA tests to establish identity.