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    Two Suspected Daesh Terrorists Killed in Police Raid in Ankara

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    Two suspected members of the Daesh (a terrorist group outlawed in Russia and other countries) were killed in a police raid in Turkey’s Ankara early on Sunday, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) According to the Anadolu news agency, citing Ankara governor Ercan Topaca, the two suspects, aged between 25 and 30, were killed by the police after attempting to engage in a gunfight with the officers.

    The location of the suspects was disclosed to the police by the third man, who has been arrested in Istanbul and confessed to being a member of the Daesh and planning a terrorist attack, the media added.

    Weapons, hand grenades and improvised explosive devices were found during the search of the alleged terrorists’ residence, the agency said.

    Turkey has been hit by number of terrorist attacks carried out by Daesh members against the backdrop of greater turmoil in neighboring Syria and Iraq.

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