Turkey identifies Ankara bomber as female Kurdish militant

Turkey's Interior Ministry identifies the Ankara car bomber as Seher Cagla Demir, a woman who joined the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in 2013.

The ministry says Demir was born in 1992 in Kars, eastern Turkey, near the border with Armenia. She allegedly was trained by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria.

The ministry statement says investigations are ongoing.

There has been no official claim of responsibility for the attack which killed 37 people.

Last update: Tue, 15/03/2016 - 22:20
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