One of Ankara bombers believed to be woman with PKK links

Police, firefighters and emergency services work at the site of a blast in Ankara on March 13, 2016 (AFP Photo/Adem Altan)
Police, firefighters and emergency services work at the site of a blast in Ankara on March 13, 2016 (AFP Photo/Adem Altan)

Ankara (AFP) - One of the suicide bombers who struck central Ankara at the weekend, killing 36 people, is believed to be a woman linked to Kurdish rebels, a Turkish official said on Monday.

"One attacker is believed to be a woman with links to the PKK," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity, referring to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).