15 wounded in Turkey-Syria blast in serious condition

Muezzinoglu indicated that a great majority of those wounded on Monday at the Cilvegozu Border Gate were in serious condition.

15 wounded in Turkey-Syria blast in serious condition

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu on Tuesday said that 15 individuals wounded in Monday's blast at the Cilvegozu Border Gate were in serious condition and receiving treatment in hospitals in the southern province of Hatay.

Speaking to reporters at the Turkish parliament, Muezzinoglu indicated that a great majority of those wounded on Monday at the Cilvegozu Border Gate were in serious condition.

"There is no wounded individual who could be released from hospital immediately. If a stronger health center is needed, we are ready to transfer the wounded individuals by ambulance plane," Muezzinoglu noted.

Meanwhile, Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Guler on Tuesday said that the blast at the Cilvegozu Border Gate at the Syrian border on Monday was "a terror act".

Speaking to reporters at the Turkish Parliament on Tuesday, Guler indicated that 14 people were killed in Monday's blast, including 4 Turks.

"There are three suspicious individuals who got out of the vehicle in which the blast took place. We are trying to identify those three people," Guler also said.

Last Mod: 12 Şubat 2013, 17:31
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