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41 killed in attack on Turkish wedding party

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  • Bombs, automatic weapons used in attack, Cihan news agency reports
  • Three people critically wounded, says office of province's governor
  • Attack happens at wedding party in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province
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(CNN) -- An attack Monday on a wedding party in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province killed at least 41 people, according to the office of Mardin's governor, Mehmet Kiliclar.

Three people were critically wounded, Kiliclar's office said.

Assailants attacked the party in the village of Mazidagi Bilge with bombs and automatic weapons, according to the Cihan news agency.

Police blocked access to the village while they investigated.

Mardin Mayor Besir Ayanoglu told Turkish television network NTV that the incident was not terrorism-related.

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