Suicide blast kills 3 police officers in southern Turkey

Suicide blast kills 3 police officers in southern Turkey
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At least three police officers have been killed and several people wounded in a suicide bombing in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.

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At least three police officers have been killed and several people wounded in a suicide bombing in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.

The blast apparently occured during a raid by security forces on a suspected ISIL safehouse.

The governor of Gaziantep has said militants inside the building had been preparing to attack a cultural centre in the city where people were celebrating the Shi’ite festival of Ashura.

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