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Turkey wedding suicide bomber ‘was child aged 12-14’ |BBC News

Turkey wedding suicide bomber ‘was child aged 12-14’ |BBC News

A suicide bombing which killed 51 people in the Turkish city of Gaziantep was carried out by a 12 to 14-year-old, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

Mr Erdogan said the so-called Islamic State (IS) was behind the attack, which targeted a Kurdish wedding party. Gaziantep, near the Syrian border, is known to have several IS cells.

The bomb wounded 69 people, Mr Erdogan added, 17 of them seriously.

The bomber targeted the wedding guests as they danced in the street.

Source: Turkey wedding suicide bomber ‘was child aged 12-14’ – BBC News