Turkey suicide bombing raises fears of ISIL retaliation

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Turkey is on edge. It follows back-to-back terror attacks as fears of an ISIL retaliation skyrocket. Turkish authorities have identified the suicide bomber who killed dozens this week. Meanwhile, another attack targeted Turkish police officers near the border with Syria. CCTV’s Michal Bardavid reported this story from Istanbul.

More details:

  • A 20-year-old has been identified as the suicide bomber that killed 32 and wounded over 100 people in the town of Suruc near the Syrian border.
  • Local media named Seyh Abdurrahman Alagoz as the bomber with links to the terror group ISIL that targeted Kurdish activists on Monday.

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