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Police disperse Ankara terror attack mourners, at least 10 arrested

Turkish riot police clash with demonstrators as they gather to commemorate last year's deadly suicide bombing near the main train station in Ankara on October 10, 2016. People rallied to mark the first year anniversary of the October 10 twin suicide bombings in Ankara in which 103 people were killed and more than 500 wounded in a blasts that targeted a pro-Kurdish peace rally in the city. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN

Turkish police deployed tear gas to disperse people who were marching to commemorate the victims of a terrorist attack in Ankara that claimed the lives of 102 people near Ankara’s main train station on Oct. 10, 2015, the Cumhuriyet daily reported on Tuesday.

Ten protestors were arrested by the police, according to Cumhuriyet.

The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that police only allowed relatives of the attack’s victims, civil society representatives and politicians on the scene and intervened when crowds intending to commemorate the attack approached the station.

On Oct. 10, 2015, two suicide bombers targeted a peace rally outside the train station. The bombers reportedly belonged to a Turkish cell of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

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