Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 18
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Syrian citizen Salih Nejar committed a terrorist attack in Ankara Feb. 17, which killed 28 people, Turkish Haber7 TV channel reported Feb. 18.
The TV channel reported that Nejar penetrated Turkey from Syria under the guise of a refugee a year ago.
The blast occurred in an area close to the buildings of the parliament, the general staff and the military dorm in Ankara Feb. 17 at 18:30 (UTC/GMT +4 hours). The explosion left 28 people dead and 61 injured.
A vehicle full of explosives was detonated.
The servicemen were mainly injured. Ankara's residents, who were also in that area, were also injured.
Earlier, Turkey's National Intelligence Organization warned about new possible terrorist attacks in the country, Turkish Haber 7 newspaper reported citing the sources in the Turkish National Intelligence Organization.
Some members of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are preparing terrorist attacks at Turkey's international airports.