Turkey identifies suspect in suicide bombing case
Mourners react over a coffin in Gaziantep on July 21, 2015, during a funeral ceremony for victims following a suicide bomb attack the day before which killed at least 31 in the southern Turkish town of Suruc. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday said authorities had identified a suspect involved in the suicide bombing near the Syrian border that killed 32 activists, AFP reported.
“One suspect has been identified. All the (suspect's) links internationally and domestically are being investigated,” Davutoglu said in televised comments.
He said the death toll from the attack had risen to 32 and added the 29 victims were still hospitalized.
"What's necessary will be done against whomever responsible for (the attack)," said Davutoglu. "Nobody should ever doubt this."
"This is an attack that targeted Turkey," he added.