Davutoglu: PKK’s Syrian wing stands behind terror attack in Ankara
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 18
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The Syrian wing of the terrorist organization Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - Syrian Kurdish Peoples Protection Units (YPG) stands behind the terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, Turkish TRT Haber TV channel reported Feb. 18.
The law enforcement agencies have arrested nine people suspected of involvement in the terrorist attack, according to him.
The aim of the terrorist attack is to frighten and weaken Turkey, said Davutoglu.
The terrorist attack, which was carried out in Ankara Feb. 17 and killed 28 people, was committed by the Syrian citizen Saleh Nejar.
Nejar came to Turkey from Syria as a refugee a year ago.
A terror attack was carried out in Ankara Feb. 17 near the buildings of the Turkish parliament, the general staff and a military dorm in the city.
Commenting on the explosion Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said the explosion killed 28 and injured 61. Reports suggest that a car bomb was detonated.
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