As per the reports, he received the news of his father [Kemal Bulut’s death] at the time of his morning training schedule in Istanbul. After having received the news, he left for Ankara.
Umut Bulut’s Father Killed In Ankara Attack
In Ankara, a car bomb exploded on March 13 and claimed at least 37 lives. The accident took place near a crowded bus stop in the Kızılay district of central Ankara which left more than 120 injured and 15 in critical condition.
A club statement read: “Our capital was shaken by the fatal attack on our capital yesterday evening which targeted innocent people and we have once again been devastated by the news we received this morning.
“We have learned with sorrow that Kemal Bulut, the father of Umut Bulut was one of the people to lose their lives. The club and the players offer their condolences to Umut Bulut and his family. The pain is very great.”
Some reports have been received that the suspect of Ankara attack has been identified as a female member of the PKK terrorist organization. She has been named as Seher Cagla Demir. However, the investigation is underway. Two suicide bomber, a man, and a woman, are thought to be behind the attack.
Galatasaray is next in action when they meet arch-rivals Fenerbahce on Monday.
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