'IS' jihadist blows himself up, injuring five police in Turkey

A Turkish flag pictured in Gaziantep, southeastern TurkeyA suspected Islamic State jihadist blew himself up in southeastern Turkey near the Syrian border during a police raid, injuring five officers, one seriously, officials said Sunday. The suspect detonated explosives when police raided an apartment building in the town of Gaziantep suspected of being a jihadist hideout, the governor’s office said in a statement. The raid was conducted as part of the investigation into a double suicide bombing on October 10 in Ankara that killed 102 activists gathering for a peace rally, Turkish media said.

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