30 Killed, 94 Injured in Bomb Attack at Turkish Wedding

August 21, 2016 2:04 AM

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30 Killed, 94 Injured in Bomb Attack at Turkish Wedding

ANKARA/ISTANBUL — A bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding party in southeastern Turkey killed at least 30 people and wounded 94 others, authorities said Sunday.

Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the "barbaric" attack in the city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday appeared to be a suicide bombing. Other officials said it could have been the carried out by either Kurdish militants or ISIS extremists.

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