Deadly blast at Turkey peace rally

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ANKARA, Turkey – At least 86 people were killed in an explosion that rocked Turkey’s capital ahead of a peace rally.

At least 100 more were injured.

Hundreds of people had gathered today near a train station in Ankara where at least one bomb went off.  Witnesses report “two” blasts.

The group was preparing to protest increasing violence between Turkish security forces and Kurdish fighters.

Government officials say the blasts were a terrorist attack and they are investigating reports that a suicide bomber was responsible for at least one of the explosions.

No group has claimed responsibility.

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