Sui­cide bomb­ing sus­pect iden­ti­fied

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - FOREIGN NEWS -

A sus­pect has been iden­ti­fied in the sui­cide bomb at­tack which killed 32 peo­ple on Tur­key’s bor­der with Syria, the Turk­ish prime min­is­ter has said.

Ah­met Davu­to­glu said author­i­ties are prob­ing the in­ter­na­tional and do­mes­tic con­nec­tions of a spe­cific per­son they be­lieve was a sui­cide bomber tied to the Is­lamic State group. He did not re­veal any de­tails about the iden­tity of the sus­pect.

Turk­ish of­fi­cials be­lieve the at­tack in­Su­ru­conMon­day was re­tal­i­a­tion for Tur­key’s re­cent steps against IS mil­i­tants.

The mid­day bomb­ing tar­geted a left­ist group that was hold­ing a news con­fer­ence about ef­forts to re­build the city of Kobani across the bor­der in Syria.

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