The Kurds have claimed responsibility for the attack in Turkey, in which near the football stadium in Istanbul yesterday, 10 December, two explosions occurred. About it reports Deutsche Welle with reference to the statement published on the website of the group the Falcons of freedom of Kurdistan.
“A splinter from the Kurdistan workers’ party (PKK) group, the freedom Falcons of Kurdistan has claimed responsibility for the double bombing in Istanbul”, – stated in the message.
At least 38 people, including 30 policemen, were killed in two blasts near the football stadium Vodafone Arena at Istanbul’s beşiktaş district yesterday, December 10. Another 160 people were injured.
Turkish police earlier suggested that the explosions were organized by the Kurdish separatist group the PKK.
The government announced the introduction of a nationwide day of national mourning. The Minister of internal Affairs Suleyman Soylu said earlier that the aim of the attack was the police. According to him, have detained 10 suspects in the bombing.