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In Turkey, Scuffles Break Out as Mourners Blocked From Bomb Site

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    Mourners in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday Oct. 11, 2015, are held back by police to approach the site of the Saturday explosions. Scuffles broke out as police prevented pro-Kurdish politicians and other mourners from laying carnations at the site of two suspected suicide bombings that killed 95 people and wounded hundreds in Turkey's deadliest attack in years. Police insisted investigators were still working at the site. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Scuffles broke out in Turkey's capital Sunday as police blocked mourners and politicians from laying carnations at the site of two suspected suicide bombings that killed nearly 100 people in the country's deadliest attack in years.

    The twin bombings Saturday targeted a peace rally in Ankara organized by labor unions and activists who were calling for the end of fighting between the Turkish state and Kurdish rebels, which erupted this summer after a three-year cease-fire.

    Sunday, pro-Kurdish politicians planned to hold a memorial for victims in Ankara, but were held back by police, who said that they were still conducting investigations at the bombing sites. 

    There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks but Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Kurdish rebels and ISIS militants were the most likely culprits.