Gunman kills two people, including police officer, in Turkish capital: report

The photo shows the aftermath of a suicide car bomb in the capital last week. PHOTO: REUTERS

ANKARA: An unidentified gunman killed a police officer and a civilian in a shootout in central Ankara on Friday, Cumhuriyet newspaper said.

The attack occurred in the Dikmen area of the Turkish capital, it said, without giving further details.

Ankara is on edge after a group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group killed 37 people on Sunday in a suicide car-bomb attack in the city center.

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.

Source: Reuters