Turkish PM says Syrian Kurdish YPG behind Ankara attack

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davatoglu is claiming Turkey has identified the Ankara bomber as a Syrian man and member of the Kurdish YPG militia, Today’s Zaman reports. Davatoglu claims the bomber, Salih Neccar, worked with members of the PKK to carry out the attack. A leader of the PYD, a Syrian Kurdish political organization, denied the YPG perpetrated the attack and claimed Turkey was using the attack to justify its military escalation in Northern Syria. The Turkish army has recently been shelling YPG positions inside of Syria.


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