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July 20, 2015 9:46 am

Suspected Islamic State Suicide Bombing in Turkish Town Kills 27

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A suicide bombing in Turkey is said to be the work of Islamic State militants. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A suicide bombing in Turkey which killed 27 is thought to be the work of Islamic State militants. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An explosion outside a cultural center in the Turkish town of Suruc near the border with Syria killed at least 27 people and wounded many more on Monday, in what senior officials said may have been a suicide bombing by Islamic State militants.

Television footage showed bodies lying beneath trees outside the building in the mostly Kurdish town in southeastern Turkey, some 10 km (6 miles) from the Syrian town of Kobani, where Kurdish fighters have been battling Islamic State.

Read full story at Reuters.

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