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Car bomb blast kills 28 in Ankara


Car bomb blast kills 28 in Ankara

Ankara, Feb 18 (ANI): A car bomb blast killed at least 28 people in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday night. Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said the explosion, which targeted an army convoy, injured at least 61 people. Noury, a local resident was only 300 meters away from the explosion site when the bomb went off, having driven past just 20 seconds earlier.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the attack, vowing to take military action against the perpetrators and their supporters. The Turkish army has been shelling Kurdish forces in Syria for days.

Turkey sees those forces as an offshoot of its arch foe the Kurdistan Workers' Party.

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