In a devastating terrorist attack which took place in Turkey on the eve of the accused officials. During a wedding in Gaziantep, a powerful explosion occurred, many died.
A number of fresh graves stretches along the Northern face of cemetery hill outside Gaziantep. The soil in graves is rich and red, carrying her out of the fertile valley below, but the dirt on the hill pale and mealy. The contrast between the red and white color amazing, every grave stands out like a wound. He squatted next to one of these new graves, an elderly woman in a white dress silently crying.
Opposite her, a man over fifty. He was crying, quietly, sometimes looking at the sky, perhaps in prayer, perhaps with a simple question: "Why?"
The death occurred in Gaziantep on Saturday night, when most residents of the predominantly Kurdish working class city Beobachte was on the street, celebrating a wedding Besen and Noureddine, Akdogan. A band played, and many children reveled in the noise and excitement.
Shortly before 11 p.m., when the wedding party begins to wind down, one of the residents heard a powerful explosion. He had just returned to his house, which is around the corner. After a few moments, ran to see what had happened, he was faced with a scene of total carnage.
He saw "the dead, dying and body parts covering the ground, people were screaming and crying. There was blood everywhere". According to Turkish official, at least 22 of more than 50 of the victims were under the age of 14 years.
Turkish officials believe that the attack to blame the terrorist organization ISIS. The reason is obvious - it was an act, designed to inflict maximum terror, and aimed at the Kurds, who in Iraq and Syria are among the most intransigent opponents of ISIS. According to President Erdogan the suicide bomber was aged 12 to 14 years.
Gaziantep has long had close ties with Syria, which is only 25 miles. Before the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, there was no border separating the two lands.
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