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Hundreds gather in Turkey to remember victims of suicide blasts

Hundreds of people have gathered in central Ankara to remember the victims of twin suicide blasts that struck the Turkish capital one week ago.

The crowd stood in silence at 10.04am, the time the bombs went off on October 10, killing more than 100 people.

Islamic State is the focus of investigations into the twin suicide bombing, the country's prime minister has said.

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At least 128 killed in Ankara bombings

People gather in a square during a commemoration for the victims of Saturday's bomb blasts. Credit: Reuters

Two blasts in the Turkish capital Ankara over the weekend killed at least 128 people, according to officials.

The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party said that it has been able to identify all but eight of the body's from the attack on Saturday.

Previous estimates of fatalities from the prime minister's office said that 95 people had been killed in the suspected suicide bombings. A further statement released Sunday morning that 160 people were still being treated in hospital, 65 of them in intensive care.

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