Budapest, October 10 (MTI) – No foreign victims have been reported in connection with Saturday’s terrorist attacks in Ankara that killed at least 86 people and left 186 wounded.
Gabor Kiss, Hungary’s ambassador to Turkey, told Hungarian public news television M1 that there was no official information as to the perpetrators of the attacks.
The ambassador advised Hungarian tourists currently staying in Turkey to contact the Hungarian embassy in Ankara or the consulate general in Istanbul. He also suggested that tourists should avoid crowded places.
President, government send condolences
Hungarian President Janos Ader has expressed condolences to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the families of the victims of Saturday’s terror attacks in Ankara.
In his letter, Ader said he was “deeply shocked” to hear of the bombing at Ankara’s main train station.
Hungary strongly condemns all forms of terrorism, the president said, adding that Turkey can continue to rely on Hungary’s support in its fight against terrorism.
Hungary’s foreign ministry, on behalf of the government, has also expressed condolences to the families of the victims.