Kurdish militants say killed Turkish police officers in revenge for suicide bombing

July 22, 2015 15:43

ISTANBUL - Kurdish militants claimed responsibility for Wednesday's killing of two police officers in southeast Turkey, saying it was retaliation for a suicide bombing blamed on Islamic State which killed 32 people.

The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) said in a statement on one of its websites that the two police officers were killed at around 6 a.m. (0300 GMT) in the town of Ceylanpinar for "collaboration with the Daesh (Islamic State) gangs."

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