ANKARA, -- Outdoor weddings have been prohibited in Turkey for security reason after a street wedding bombing killed 56 people in southern province of Gaziantep recently, Turkish Interior Ministry announced on Friday.
The new security measure bans all outdoor weddings and engagement ceremonies throughout Turkey, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing local Daily Sabah.
Anyone who plans to hold indoor wedding parties should also inform authorities in advance so that security forces can take precaution.
Anyone who does not follow the new measure will be fined under the misdemeanor law.
On Aug 20, a bomb attack at a wedding party in Gaziantep killed at least 56 people, including 34 children, and injured nearly 100.
Local government said the suicide bombing was organised by the so-called Daesh terrorist group.
Source: Nam News Network