ISTANBUL – The Islamic State group is the focus of investigations into a twin suicide bombing that killed at least 97 people in the Turkish capital of Ankara and investigators are close to identifying one of the suspects, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Monday.
In a live interview on Turkish broadcaster NTV, Davutoglu said Saturday’s attack was an attempt to influence the outcome of a parliamentary election on Nov. 1 and that necessary steps will be taken if security failures were found to have contributed to the bombing.
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