Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.18,
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkey has shut down the Sanliurfa checkpoint on the border with Syria, Turkish IHA news agency reported Feb.18.
Previously, humanitarian aid was delivered to Syria's Kobani city densely populated by Kurds through this checkpoint.
No information was provided about the date of reopening the Sanliurfa checkpoint which has been closed for security reasons.
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.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said that the Syrian wing of the terrorist organization Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) - Syrian Kurdish Peoples Protection Units (YPG) stands behind the terrorist attack in Ankara.
Earlier on Feb.17, Turkey's National Intelligence Organization (MIT) has warned the country of the possibility of new terrorist attacks.
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