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 Ankara explosions leave more than 86 killed – Turkish officials

Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to official data.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax

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The blasts took place near the city's central train station as people gathered for a march organized by leftist groups. The peace rally had attracted busloads of leftist and Kurdish activists, who came to Ankara from other cities to join in.

The attack is the deadliest of its kind in modern Turkish history.

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the "loathsome attack that targeted our unity and our togetherness". Government officials are investigating reports that a suicide bomber was behind at least one of the explosions.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, Turkey's deadliest in years.

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