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Car bombing kills 37 people in Ankara city center

Monday, March 14, 2016

A car bombing struck the Turkish capital on Sunday, killing at least 37 people and wounding scores. Investigations proceed at the scene of attack.

                                                                     Photo credit: Reuters

The number of people who lost their lives due to the bombing in Ankara’s city center, Kizilay, yesterday reached up to 37. The city’s transportation hub Kizilay is closed for traffic and pedestrians alike as the explosion hit a bus stop in the area.

Following the massacre came a media blackout regarding the bombing, which also included the social media ban after a few hours. Related content in news websites have been blocked.

Families continue waiting in front of the Institution of Forensic Medicine. It is reported that dead bodies of 24 people have been taken by their families while the post-mortem examinations keep going for the rest.

Investigations proceed at the scene of attack covered by white tarpaulin.

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