ANKARA, February 11 (RIA Novosti) – At least thirteen people were killed and dozens wounded as an explosion rocked a Turkish customs gate on the border with Syria on Monday, media cited the Turkish government as saying.
Government spokesman Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said a minivan bound from Syria to Turkey exploded. He did not say it was a terrorist attack, adding that an investigation was underway.
“The type of explosive could not be determined as of this time,” Arinc said as quoted by the CNN. “In situations like this all possibilities are considered.”
Some 20 cars parked nearby have been damaged.
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The British experience can be instructive for Russia. London retains its British Commonwealth if it wants to use this as a foundation for integration in the future. That’s a valuable lesson for Russian experts who are calling for an end to “ineffective” associations like the CIS, the Russian World and others.