04:20 GMT17 January 2021
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    Two blasts ripped through a crowd of peaceful protesters outside the train station in the Turkish capital earlier in the day, leaving at least 86 people dead.

    ANKARA (Sputnik) — Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday that ISIL, Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and Revolutionary People's Liberation Party are among organizations suspected of plotting the deadly attack in Ankara.

    "[Such organizations as] Islamic State, the Kurdistan Workers' Party, Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party (Front) and Marxist–Leninist Communist Party have the potential for carrying out such a terrorist act. The investigation continues," Davutoglu told reporters.

    Solid evidence suggests the deadly terrorist attack in Ankara was carried out by two suicide bombers, Davutoglu added.

    Turkey declared Saturday a national mourning for the victims of a deadly terror attack in the capital.

    "Due to the terrorist attack in Ankara, I declare a three-day national mourning for the victims in Turkey," Davutoglu said.


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