MESOP NEWS : JUMA’S BOMBERS BLOWN OFF – Two PKK militants blow themselves in Ankara after Turkish police call to surrender

ANKARA,— 9 Oct 2016 – Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives during a police operation in the Turkish capital Ankara after officers called on the suspects to surrender, state media reported on Saturday.

They set off the car bombs they had prepared, the official Anadolu news agency said, adding that the two suspects were dead.Ankara governor Ercan Topaca told reporters at the scene it was “likely” that they had connections to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

“The materials used, the construction and the way it was planned point to the PKK a little,” he said, quoted by Anadolu. The militants, believed to be a male and female, were suspected of being linked to the armed PKK group and were believed to have been in possession of plastic explosives and 200 kg (440 pounds) of ammonium nitrate, CNN Turk said.