Death Toll in Bomb Attack in Antep in Wedding Rises to 56

Including a six-year-old child who recently has lost his life after the bomb attack in a wedding in Antep, the death toll has risen to 56.

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Another child who was injured in the bomb attack in the wedding in Akdere neighbourhood of Şahinbey district in Antep and was in treatment, has lost his life.

Six-year-old Azad Aydınalp was severely injured in the attack and was in treatment in the hospital. Including Aydınalp who lost his life in the hospital recently, the death toll has risen to 56.

On August 20, a suicide bomb attack was carried out in the in the henna night celebrations held on the street for Nurettin and Besna Akdoğan who were about to get married on the next day. 56 individuals including 33 children had lost their lives in the explosion, over 90 others were injured.

The names of the 47 individuals who have lost their lives in the bomb attack and could be identified, are as follows:

Şükran Akdoğan (17), İsmail Alpaslan (15), Süheyla Yağız (32), Mehmet Nazım Akdoğan (15), Abdulhamit Anlı (7), Ali Özcan (26), Serhat Eryılmaz (13), Büşra İlter (9), Muhammed Alpaslan (11), Muhyettin Akdoğan (26), Doğan Özcan (22), Nergiz Özcan (10), Kerem Özer (12), Orhan Yavuz (13), Aliye Yağız (30), Ali Toraman (10), Bünyamin Akdoğan (1), Mehmet Ali Taş (26), Abdulalim Çelikten (14), Metin Caner (16), Mürvet Ayhan (28), Vesile (Durak) Uluhatun (38), Şükran Ayhan (10), Semanur Özer (14), Mehmet Urtekin (14), Mizgin Gürbüz (14), Murat Kalay (14), Kamile Ayhan (25), Emine Nisa Gören (9), Salih İlter (17), Saliha Akdoğan (11), Gurbet Akcan (14), Muhammed Yağız (14), Devran Eryılmaz (12), İbrahim Urtekin (16), Osman Toraman (21), Ahmet Urtekin (22), Kamil Akdoğan (66), Hasan Akdoğan (10), Öbeyit Akdoğan (28), Sinan Urtekin (14), Süleyman Durak (22), Hakkı Okur (14), Fatmazehra Abdullah (8), Kumri İlter (14) ve Ahmet Toraman (13), Azad Aydınalp (6). (NV)


İstanbul - BIA News Desk

30 August 2016, Tuesday