Half the victims of Turkey bombing were under 14

At least 22 out of 51 dead in suicide bombing in Gazaintep were under 14 years old, murdered by bomber who was only 13 years old himself.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

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At least 22 of the victims of the wedding hall suicide bombing in Gazaintep, Turkey, were under the age of 14, according to local authorities.

The suicide bomber, roughly 13 years old, murdered at least 51 people who were attending a wedding in the south-east Turkey city. 69 more people were injured, of which 17 are in serious condition.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that ISIS are most probably behind the deadly terror attack.

Earlier today President Reuven Rivlin sent a condolence letter to Erdogan, expressing shock from the news and solidarity with the Turkish people:

"We were shocked and saddened to hear of the barbaric bombing attack in Gaziantep that took the lives of so many and injured so very many more innocent people gathered to celebrate a wedding.

"We stand beside the people of Turkey at this sad time. This event once again proves how vital it is that we all unite in the fight against those who are willing to kill and maim innocent people in order to promote their own goals. We must all cooperate in all ways we can, in order to put a stop to such senseless bloodshed and destruction that has already destroyed the lives of so many.

"The people of Israel join me in sending our sincere condolences to Your Excellency and to the people of Turkey.

"Please convey our sympathy to the bereaved families and our wishes for a speedy recovery to the wounded."




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