Tom Watkins and Gul Tuysuz
May 12, 2013
Turkey has detained nine of its citizens in connection with twin car bombings that killed several dozen people in the town of Reyhanli, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay said Sunday.
The two blasts Saturday afternoon killed 46 people, 35 of them Turkish citizens, the semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported Sunday.
About 100 other people were wounded, Turkish officials said. Fifty were hospitalized Saturday night, including 29 in critical condition, according to Interior Minister Muammer Guler.