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Turkey Backtracks Statement on Child Suicide Bomber

Premier Binali Yildirim said "a clue hasn't yet been found concerning the perpetrator of the attack"

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    A bomber killed 54 people at a wedding in Turkey on Aug. 20, 2016, officials said.

    Turkish officials are backtracking on an earlier statement that the suicide bomber who attacked a wedding ceremony was a child.

    The prime minister says authorities are still trying to determine who carried out the attack, which killed at least 54 people, saying authorities didn't know if the perpetrator was a "child or a grown-up."

    Speaking after a Cabinet meeting on Monday, Premier Binali Yildirim said "a clue hasn't yet been found concerning the perpetrator of the attack."

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had announced Sunday that the bomber was   between 12 and 14.