Two police officers killed in attack in southeastern city

Authorities have blamed the bombing on Islamic State, which is fighting Kurdish forces on the other side of the border with Syria.

Two police officers killed in attack in southeastern city

Two Turkish police officers were killed in an attack on Wednesday in the southeastern town of Ceylanpinar, broadcaster NTV reported, citing the provincial governor in Sanliurfa.

The attack comes two days after a suicide bombing ripped through the nearby town of Suruc, killing 32 pro-Kurdish activists and wounding more than 100 people.

Authorities have blamed the bombing on Islamic State, which is fighting Kurdish forces on the other side of the border with Syria.

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