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Turkey: Thousands line Ankara's streets to pay respects to bomb attack victim02:10

Turkey: Thousands line Ankara's streets to pay respects to bomb attack victim

Turkey, Ankara
October 11, 2015 at 14:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of people lined the streets of Ankara, Sunday, to watch as the body of 30-year-old Korkmaz Tedik, one of the victims of Saturday's bomb attack, was transported to a burial site on the outskirts of the Turkish capital.

Relatives and friends of Tedik wept over the coffin and people clapped as as the funeral procession passed through the streets to pay their respects.

At least 95 people were killed and more than 245 left injured after two explosions rocked Ankara on Saturday morning. The blasts rocked the area near Ankara Central railway station, Turkey's busiest train hub. The bombs targeted the venue of the 'Labour, Peace, Democracy' rally, which was scheduled to begin at 10:00 local time (0700 GMT). The rally was planned by Turkey's biggest trade union in protest against the Turkish government's policy towards the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Turkey: Thousands line Ankara's streets to pay respects to bomb attack victim02:10
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Thousands of people lined the streets of Ankara, Sunday, to watch as the body of 30-year-old Korkmaz Tedik, one of the victims of Saturday's bomb attack, was transported to a burial site on the outskirts of the Turkish capital.

Relatives and friends of Tedik wept over the coffin and people clapped as as the funeral procession passed through the streets to pay their respects.

At least 95 people were killed and more than 245 left injured after two explosions rocked Ankara on Saturday morning. The blasts rocked the area near Ankara Central railway station, Turkey's busiest train hub. The bombs targeted the venue of the 'Labour, Peace, Democracy' rally, which was scheduled to begin at 10:00 local time (0700 GMT). The rally was planned by Turkey's biggest trade union in protest against the Turkish government's policy towards the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).