Turkey: Suspected Kurdish militants dead after police chase


A suspected Kurdish militant killed himself by detonating explosives following a police chase Monday near Turkey’s border with Syria, and a second suspect was slain by security forces, officials said.

A small number of people were injured in the incident in the town of Iskenderun, in Hatay province, the region’s governor said, adding that none of them were in serious condition.

Gov. Rahmi Dogan said police tried to stop the militants’ vehicle at a road block close to the nearby town of Payas, triggering the police chase that continued into Iskenderun.

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