Turkish Medical Association

Ankara twin blast in three questions

The Oct. 10 attack targeting a peace rally in the capital Ankara left at least 95 dead and 246 wounded, marking the largest single terror attack in the country's history.

Here are our known answers so far to three questions related to the attack.

1.Where and when did the attack happen? Who did it target?

At least 95 killed in twin blast in Turkey's Ankara ahead of peace rally

At least 95 people died in two explosions that shook a road junction in the center of the Turkish capital Ankara on Oct. 10, the largest single terror attack in the country's history, ahead of a "peace" meeting.  

A total of 246 people were under treatment on the night of Oct. 10, with 48 in intensive care, the Prime Ministry's Coordination Center stated. 

Doctors strike to protest Kamil Furtun's murder

Doctors went on a nationwide strike for one day on June 1, as the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) announced late last week it was calling all its member doctors to go on a strike to protest the killing of Kamil Furtun, a thoracic surgeon who was shot dead while on duty on May 29 in a public hospital in the Black Sea province of Samsun.

Medical services in Turkey to halt over doctor killing

The Turkish Medical Association (TTB) has announced that medical personnel around the country will halt all non-emergency services on June 1 over the killing of a doctor.

Dr. Kamil Furtun, 56, was shot three times by a 30-year-old man at a public hospital in the Black Sea province of Samsun on May 29. 

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