Death toll in Turkish restaurant blast in Qatar rises to 12: Ministry

32 others were wounded during a blast in a Turkish restaurant which is located near a gas station.

32 others were wounded during a blast in a Turkish restaurant which is located near a gas station.

DOHA - Nine people were killed and 32 others were wounded during a blast in a Turkish restaurant on Thursday in Qatari capital Doha, according to initial findings.

Qatari official television channel announced that the restaurant called "Istanbul" is located near a gas station.

A gas leak is believed to be the cause of the blast, officials say. They are also worried about the death toll rising.

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