EU, US condemn bomb attack in Ankara
. ( Cihan ) - First international reactions to the bomb attack in Ankara arrived from United States and Council of Europe.
Council of Europe Secretary General Terry Davis said that he was "revolted by the ruthless terror attack in Turkey" and characterized killing people while they went about their everyday lives as murder.
"The people responsible for this atrocious act of violence are criminals, whatever cause they claim to pursue.
Our thoughts are with the families of the victims and I want to convey a message of solidarity to the Turkish people and the Turkish authorities" said Davis in his statement.
US Department of State Spokesman Sean McCormack evaluated the event at the daily press conference and wished fast recovery for the injured and said that they sympathize with all those who lost their loved ones and friends.
A powerful blast rocked one of busiest commercial quarters of the Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday, killing six people and injuring 100 others, 16 of them seriously, Ankara Governor's Office said in a statement.
The explosion took place at around 6.50 p.m. when a bomb went off outside of a shopping center in the downtown district of Ulus.