(NEWSWEEK) Turkey retreated Monday from an earlier claim that a child suicide bomber had carried out an attack on a Kurdish street wedding in Gaziantep that left 54 people dead and dozens wounded.
“We do not have a clue about who the perpetrators behind the attack were. Early information on who did the attack, in what organization’s name, is unfortunately not right,” Yildirim told reporters in Ankara.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said Sunday that a youth aged between 12 and 14 years of age had perpetrated the attack in the southern city, suggesting that the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) was responsible.
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