ANKARA (Sputnik) - Eight members of the Daesh* terrorist group have received life sentences for their participation in the 2016 deadly attack in the south of Turkey, Anadolu reported on Thursday.
The court hearing took place in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, where a Daesh bombing attack during a wedding killed 57 people in August 2016, according to the Anadolu news agency.
The attack targeted a Kurdish family. Out of the over 200 people who were present at the wedding party, more than 60 sustained injuries.
#Turkey: Terror attack killed many civilians in #Gaziantep tonight. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/TWg7gOfS1R
— WorldOnAlert (@worldonalert) August 20, 2016
*Daesh — a terrorist group, banned in numerous countries, including RussiaSource: sputniknews.com