The bombs ripped into crowded streets near Reyhanli's shopping district in the early afternoon, scattering concrete blocks and smashing cars in the town in Turkey's southern Hatay province, home to thousands of Syrian refugees.
Restaurants and cafes were destroyed and body parts were strewn across the streets. The damage went at least three blocks deep from the site of the blasts.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Possible Escalation as Turkey Bomb Kills 43
The Turkish government seems to blame conspirators linked to Syria as more than 40 have been killed on the border. Meanwhile, riots have taken place in the town, blaming the Turkish government for its Syria policy and Syria for its possible involvement.