23:45 GMT25 January 2021
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    Thousands of people took to the streets of the Turkish capital of Ankara on Sunday to mourn victims of a double blast that had killed at least 95 people, local media reported.

    OSCOW (Sputnik) — Participants of the rally chant anti-government slogans, particularly against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Hurriyet newspaper said.

    On Saturday, two deadly explosions occurred near Ankara's railway station ahead of an anti-war protest against a surge in violence amid Turkey-Kurdish conflict, injuring some 246 people.

    Later that day, almost 10,000 Turkish citizens took to the streets of a number of cities, including Istanbul, Batman and Diyarbakir, to condemn the blasts in Ankara.

    Some people carried banners reading "the state is a killer" and "we know the killers", blaming the Turkish government for the deadly attack.

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