Ankara Blast by suicide bomber, Guven Akkus

A suicide bomber carried out the attack on a busy shopping mall in Ankara that killed six people and wounded dozens, the governor of Turkey's capital said Wednesday.

Ankara Blast by suicide bomber, Guven Akkus
A suicide bomber carried out the attack on a busy shopping mall in Ankara that killed six people and wounded dozens, the governor of Turkey's capital said Wednesday.

Gov. Kemal Onal identified the attacker as the 28-year-old Guven Akkus who was born in Zara town of the central city of Sivas in 1979., and said the type of the attack was similar to those carried out by Kurdish rebels. He detonated A4 plastic explosive.

Akkus spent two years in prison for hanging illegal posters and resisting to police but it was not clear if he was affiliated with the separatist Kurdish rebel group, the Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK.

"The type of the explosives and equipment used is similar to those used by the separatist group," the PKK, Onal said.

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