Turkish security forces kill would-be bomber

Suspected ISIL member had been planning bomb attack on police station in Mersin, southern Turkey

Turkish security forces kill would-be bomber

World Bulletin / News Desk

A suspected ISIL terrorist was killed during a security operation in Turkey’s southern province of Mersin on Wednesday.

The suspect -- who had been wearing a suicide vest -- was planning to attack the 50. Yil police station in the province’s Yenisehir district, Mustafa Ercan, Mersin chief public prosecutor, told Anadolu Agency.

“The terrorist was most probably a ISIL member,” Ercan said. “We will give more details soon.”

An investigation into the incident is in progress. 


Güncelleme Tarihi: 06 Eylül 2017, 11:50