ANKARA, 14th March, 2016 (WAM) — Turkish Health Minister, Mehmet Muezzinoglu, said on Monday that the death toll from the deadly car bomb attack in Ankara’s central Kizilay neighborhood has risen to 37.

According to Qatar News Agency, QNA, the minister told reporters that 30 people died at the blast scene and seven more in hospital, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

He said there are a total of 71 patients still receiving treatment at a number of hospitals, 15 of which remain in intensive care.

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