One suicide bomber in Turkey blasts identified

Ankara, Oct 19 (IANS) Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday said one of the suicide bombers who carried out twin bombings in the capital city of Ankara on October 10 has been identified.

In an interview with state-run A Haber TV, Davutoglu did not disclose the bomber’s name. He said the investigation into the other bomber is continuing, Xinhua news agency reported.

A total of 102 people were killed in Ankara when a peace rally was targeted by the two bombers, marking the deadliest terror attack in modern Turkey’s history and laying bare a deeply divided country in the run-up to a snap parliamentary election scheduled for November 1.

Davutoglu said 15 people have been detained over the bombings, with four of them remanded in custody.

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