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Turkey suicide bomber was child - Erdogan

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>> 51 people killed Saturday after a bomb went off at a Kurdish wedding in Turkey. Scores more injured by the blast in Gaziantep, in the south of the country. No group yet claiming responsibility for the attack, but the Turkish president says it's likely to be the work of Islamic State, and he says the bomber was a young boy.
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In Ankara, Reuters Turkey correspondent Dasha Afanasieva was listening to the statement.>> President Tayyip Erdogan just said publicly that the bomber was actually a 12 to 14-year-old child. But he was very careful in how he worded it, suggesting that it was either someone who detonated himself or was detonated.
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>> On Sunday morning Gaziantep was cleaning up after the blast. Blood stains and burns marking the walls. This attack likely to add heat to a feverish atmosphere in the country.>> Particularly following a July 15th coup attempt the situation in Turkey already feels very intense. There's a state of emergency, there's huge sort of recriminations against people blamed for orchestrating that coup attempt.
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There has been a series of attacks, bombings, already this year. So it's hard to imagine that things can really feel anymore insecure.>>
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Some victims of Saturday's attack already buried, but other funerals will have to wait. Many victims blown to pieces, meaning DNA tests are needed to identify there remains.