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Turkish TV: Explosion kills 10 people in Suruc near the border with Syria

  • Bodies lie on the ground with one being covered with a Federation of the Socialist Youth Associations flag, after an explosion, in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, Turkey, Monday, July 20, 2015. An explosion Monday killed at least 10 people and injured scores of others in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, state-run Turkish news agencies reported. The private Turkish DHA news agency said at least 50 people had been hospitalized in the midday explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. (AP Photo/Ozcan Soysal ) TURKEY OUT

    Bodies lie on the ground with one being covered with a Federation of the Socialist Youth Associations flag, after an explosion, in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, Turkey, Monday, July 20, 2015. An explosion Monday killed at least 10 people and injured scores of others in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, state-run Turkish news agencies reported. The private Turkish DHA news agency said at least 50 people had been hospitalized in the midday explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. (AP Photo/Ozcan Soysal ) TURKEY OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • A wounded man waits for medical attention shortly after an explosion in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, Turkey, Monday, July 20, 2015, An explosion Monday killed at least 10 people and injured scores of others in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, state-run Turkish news agencies reported. The private Turkish DHA news agency said at least 50 people had been hospitalized in the midday explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. (AP Photo/Ozcan Soysal ) TURKEY OUT

    A wounded man waits for medical attention shortly after an explosion in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, Turkey, Monday, July 20, 2015, An explosion Monday killed at least 10 people and injured scores of others in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, state-run Turkish news agencies reported. The private Turkish DHA news agency said at least 50 people had been hospitalized in the midday explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. (AP Photo/Ozcan Soysal ) TURKEY OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • People help the wounded after an explosion in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, Turkey, Monday, July 20, 2015. An explosion Monday killed at least 10 people and injured scores of others in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, state-run Turkish news agencies reported. The private Turkish DHA news agency said at least 50 people had been hospitalized in the midday explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. (AP Photo/Ozcan Soysal ) TURKEY OUT

    People help the wounded after an explosion in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, Turkey, Monday, July 20, 2015. An explosion Monday killed at least 10 people and injured scores of others in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border, state-run Turkish news agencies reported. The private Turkish DHA news agency said at least 50 people had been hospitalized in the midday explosion. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. (AP Photo/Ozcan Soysal ) TURKEY OUT  (The Associated Press)

Turkish state television says an explosion has killed at least 10 people and injured scores in the southeastern Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border.

The private Turkish DHA news agency says at least 50 people have been hospitalized.

Suruc is just across the border from the Syrian city of Kobani, the scene of fierce battles between Kurdish groups and the Islamic State group. DHA says the blast occurred at a cultural center while a political group was giving a statement to the press on Kobani's reconstruction.