Ankara bomb blasts kill 86 at peace rally; 186 injured

Bodies of victims are covered with flags and banners as police officers secure the area after an explosion in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. Two bomb explosions apparently targeting a peace rally in Turkey's capital Ankara on Saturday has killed many people a news agency and witnesses said. The explosions occurred minutes apart near Ankara's train station as people gathered for the rally organized by the country's public sector workers' trade union. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s health minister says two bomb explosions in the Turkish capital have killed a total of 86 people.

Minister Mehmet Muezinoglu said Saturday another 186 people were injured in the attacks in Ankara on a peace rally.

The minister said 62 people died at the scene while 24 others died after being taken to the hospital.

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