Assailant killed after carrying out attempted bombing outside Gaziantep police station, Turkey
People inspecting the remains of the bombed out car outside Gaziantep police station. (AFP/File)
Gunfire was reported outside a police station in the Turkish city of Gaziantep in a suspected extremist attack, just days following an explosion outside a courthouse.
Emergency vehicles were dispacthed to the scene amid fears of casualties, according to local reports.
CNN Turk reported that one of the attackers was shot dead during a shoot-out with police, while at least one accomplice is suspected to have escaped.
Bomb disposal professionals were dispatched to search for any explosives in the area.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
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