Suspected Suicide Bomber Was Turkish Citizen Who Went To Syria: Official

ANKARA (Reuters) - A suspected suicide bomber who killed 32 people in southeastern Turkey this week was a Turkish citizen who had illegally traveled to Syria last year, a senior government official told Reuters on Wednesday. The bomb attack, blamed on Islamic State, in Suruc, near the Syrian border, targeted a group of mostly university-age activists who had planned to visit the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, beseiged for months by Islamic State until January.

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