The bomber who carried out the deadly terrorist attack during a wedding party in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep was aged between 12 and 14 years. This was stated by the president of the country Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reported newspaper “Daily Sabah”.
He pointed out that the victims of the attack in the southern Turkish city were 51 people and other over a hundred are injured, 69 of which are currently in hospitals. The condition of 17 of the injured is critical. Investigators have identified 40 of the dead.
It became clear that at the site of the attack was found a torn vest with explosives designed for carrying out suicide bombings.
The attack in the city of Gaziantep, 64 km from the Syrian border, took place on August 21 in a neighborhood populated by many students, where at the time a large group of people celebrated outside after a wedding.