Published On: Sat, Oct 10th, 2015

At Least 86 Dead In Attack On Ankara Peace Rally

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ANKARA: At least 86 people were killed Saturday when two explosions ripped through groups of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-government peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara.

This video grab image taken from footage made avaliable by local source "Dokuz8 Haber" shows the moment an explosion ripped through a gathering ahead of a planned peace rally in Ankara on October 10, 2015.  At least 30 people were killed and 126 wounded in twin blasts targeting a peace rally outside the train station in the Turkish capital Ankara, the interior ministry said in a statement. The area was to have hosted a peace rally organised by leftist groups later in the day, including the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).   AFP PHOTO / DOKUZ 8   - VIDEO GRAB

This video grab image taken from footage made avaliable by local source “Dokuz8 Haber” shows the moment an explosion ripped through a gathering ahead of a planned peace rally in Ankara on October 10, 2015. At least 30 people were killed and 126 wounded in twin blasts targeting a peace rally outside the train station in the Turkish capital Ankara, the interior ministry said in a statement.
The area was to have hosted a peace rally organised by leftist groups later in the day, including the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). AFP PHOTO / DOKUZ 8 – VIDEO GRAB

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