: Reuters: Suicide bomber in Turkish wedding attack was 12-14 years old, Erdogan says

17:27 Aug. 21, 2016

Reuters: Suicide bomber in Turkish wedding attack was 12-14 years old, Erdogan says

The shoe of a young victim and a piece of metal lay near the scene just hours after Saturday's bomb attack in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo)

Over 50 people reported killed in Gaziantep terror attack

The suicide bomber who attacked a wedding party in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday killing 51 people was a child between the ages of 12 and 14, President Tayyip Erdogan said.

In comments shown live by broadcaster NTV, Erdogan also confirmed that 51 people had died in the blast, and 69 were wounded. Seventeen of the injured were "heavily" wounded, Erdogan said.

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