Twin blasts kill scores in Turkish capital Ankara

Turkey (Next Media) – At least 95 people were killed after two blasts targeted a rally of peace activists in Ankara on Saturday.

The blasts took place near Ankara’s main train station as people gathered for a rally organized by leftist groups shortly after 10 a.m., the BBC reported. At least 95 people were killed by the blasts and more than 200 people were injured.

“This is an attack that does not target a specific group; it is an attack on the entire nation and (an) attack on our unity. Turkey is a country that has managed to maintain peace in the region,” CNN quoted Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as saying.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said two suicide bombers are believed to have carried out the attacks, CNN reported.There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

SOURCES: New York TImes, CNN, BBC