Two militants kill themselves in standoff with Turkish police



Two militants believed to be preparing a car bomb attack detonated explosives, killing themselves in a remote area near Ankara on Saturday after Turkish police told them to surrender, the provincial governor said.
The militants, believed to be one male and one female, probably had ties to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) armed group, Ercan Topaca told reporters at the scene of the blast outside the capital.
"It looks like there is a high probability of a PKK link," Ankara Governor Ercan Topaca said in comments broadcast by CNN Turk.
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8 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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