23 Iraqi People to Be Brought to Turkey For Medical Treatment
The Prime Ministry Directorate General for Emergency Rule said on Sunday that 23 people who were injured in Saturday's bomb attack in Kirkuk town of Iraq would be brought to Turkey by a military plane for medical treatment, , The Journal of Turkish Weekly reported
It said that Turkey would also send 12 tons of humanitarian aid including tents, blankets, foodstuffs and potable water to the people who were left homeless after the attack.
The plane which will carry the humanitarian aid will take off from the military airport in Ankara on Monday morning.
At least 70 people were killed and more than 200 others were injured when a truck laden with explosives blew off as worshippers left a Shiite mosque in Taza, 20 kilometers south of Kirkuk on Saturday