A local feud in Turkey has turned a wedding day into a bloodbath: Armed men opened fire at a wedding on Monday in the village of Bilge in Mardin province. Firing off automatic weapons and grenades, the men killed at least 41 people, says Al Jazeera’s Istanbul correspondent. Authorities believe the attack was motivated by a local feud between rival factions of pro-government guards who fight with Turkish troops against Kurdish soldiers. The guards are heavily armed at all times to fight the independence-seeking Kurds, which might explain the use of grenades.
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