Turkey sees Assad’s hand in bombings, warns of border tensions

By Jonathon Burch REYHANLI, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkey said on Sunday it believed fighters loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were behind twin car bombings that killed 46 people in a Turkish border town. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said those involved in the bombings in Reyhanli on Saturday were thought also to have carried out an attack on the Syrian coastal town of Banias a week ago .

 

Syria denies involvement in Turkey car bombs

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) ? Syria on Sunday rejected Turkey’s allegations that it was behind two car bombs that killed 46 people in Turkey and wounded dozens more.


9 Turkish citizens detained over Reyhanlı bombs, more wanted

Nine suspects, all Turkish citizens, have been detained over alleged connections..

 

 

Scenes from the aftermath in Turkey

Twin car bombs kill at least 43 people and wounded many more in a Turkish town near the Syrian border. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Turkey has right to respond after car bombs: foreign minister

BERLIN (Reuters) – Turkey reserves the right to take “every kind of measure” after car bomb attacks which killed more than 40 people in the southern town of Reyhanli near the border with Syria on Saturday, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. Speaking to reporters in Berlin, Davutoglu said he would discuss the matter with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan but said he saw no need for an emergency

Blaming Syrian refugees for Reyhanlı attack is against humanity: Turkish FM

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu slammed those.

US envoy, UN, NATO and OIC condemn deadly Reyhanlı attack

U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Ricciardone has condemned the deadly Reyhanlı attack

Kerry condemns ‘awful’ Turkey bombings

US Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the “awful” car bombings blamed on pro-Damascus groups

 

 

Syria-linked group blamed in Turkey blasts; 43 die

REYHANLI, Turkey (AP) ? In one of the deadliest attacks in Turkey in recent years, two car bombs exploded near the border with Syria on Saturday, killing 43 and wounding 140 others. Turkish officials blamed the attack on a group linked to Syria, and a deputy prime minister called the neighboring country’s intelligence service and military “the usual suspects.”

 

 

Deadliest Terror Attack in Turkey’s History Might Be Another Attempt to Derail Peace Talks? But Which One? Syria or PKK?

Turkey was hit by the deadliest terrorist attack in its history.

 

Two car bombs exploded in front of some public buildings in the southern Turkish town of Reyhanli near the border with Syria, killing more than forty people.

40 dead in Turkey car bombings near Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? Two car bombs exploded in a Turkish town near the border with Syria on Saturday, killing around 40 people and wounding 100 others, officials said. Turkey’s deputy prime minister said Syria’s intelligence and military were “the usual suspects” behind the bombings, but said authorities were still investigating the attacks.

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