Turkish groom: “They turned our best day into hell.”

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Newlywed Kurdish couple visit the site of a suicide bomb attack on their wedding in Turkey’s Gaziantep city. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Turkish groom: “They turned our best day into hell.”

Scenes from Gaziantep Turkey Saturday night.

More than 50 people were killed as they gathered to celebrate a Kurdish wedding. Twenty two were children.

Now the Turkish bride and groom have returned to the site.

The groom Nurettin Akdogan says “They turned our best day into hell.” He says they have no relatives left – they all died.

His wife Besna beside him — overcome by grief — a family ripped apart .


President Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that the bomber was likely a child between the ages of 12 and 14.

He says the evidence suggests Islamic State was behind the attack.

And while Turkey has vowed to destroy Islamic State in its border region, the area is still a hotbed of violence.

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