Newspaper: Left-wing terrorist group behind explosions in Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 13 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Left-wing terrorist group Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) carried out the explosions in the city of Reyhanli in the Turkish Hatay province, the Haber 7 newspaper reported on Monday.
According to the report, involvement of the DHKP-C group in the explosions was confirmed by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. In addition to the DHKP-C group, Syrian special services are also involved in the explosions.
However, the main purpose of the group is to commit a terrorist attack in the Turkish capital Ankara, the newspaper reported.
Two vehicles packed with explosives blew up near the town hall and industrial area of Hatay.
As a result, 46 people died and 155 injured. According to the Turkish Interior Ministry, 11 community buildings, 293 residential houses, 450 offices belonging to private firms were seriously damaged, and 62 cars became unfit for use.
Previously, members of the DHKP-C group organised the terror attack at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. The attack killed a security guard whilst another person was injured.