Three more arrested for suspected links to Reyhanlı bombings

Seven people were detained early this week for alleged links to the bombings in Reyhanlı

Three more arrested for suspected links to Reyhanlı bombings

World Bulletin/News Desk      

A court in Hatay has sent three detainees to prison pending trial for alleged links to twin car bombings that occurred on May 11 in the town of Reyhanlı in the southern province of Hatay, bordering northern Syria. Seven people were detained early this week for alleged links to the bombings in Reyhanlı. Three were arrested and sent to prison while two were released pending trial and the remaining two were acquitted. Including these seven, the number of suspects in the Reyhanlı incident rose to 32. Twelve of the 32 were released pending trial.

On May 11, a car bomb exploded outside Reyhanlı City Hall and another went off outside a post office. Fifty-three people were killed and as many as 100 were injured in the bombings. Reyhanlı is a main hub for Syrian refugees and activity for those fighting in opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.  

Güncelleme Tarihi: 24 Ağustos 2013, 13:43
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