The condition of the bride and groom , Besna and Nurettin Akdogan , was not critical but other 17 between injured have life threatening injuries.
The injured, which include children, have been taken to at least four hospitals in the city, and blood donations are urgently needed to save their lives.The wedding took place on a street, a common practice in southern Turkey, especially during the summer. The wedding had a strong Kurdish presence. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack but Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blamed the Islamic State for the bombing. “This was a barbaric attack. It appears to be a suicide attack.,” Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek told to the media. He inspected the site of the attack with the country’s health minister. Turkish media authorities (RTUK) have temporarily suspended the broadcast of information regarding the deadly blast, citing national security concerns.