An explosion near a wedding in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep has killed at least 22 people and injured 94 more, the region’s governor says. BBC reports

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The Turkish government has called it a “terror attack” and suggested it was carried out by a suicide bomber.

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Gaziantep, which is mainly Kurdish, is about 64km (40 miles) from the Syrian border. A suicide bomber killed two policemen there in May.

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“There are people who lost their lives and we have initial information suggesting it was a bomb attack,” said Turkish MP Mehmet Erdogan of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

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