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Turkey: Suicide attacker causes blast during police raid

  • Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.  Three police officers were killed and others wounded, according to Gaziantep governor Ali Yerlikaya speaking to Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency. (DHA via AP)

    Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Three police officers were killed and others wounded, according to Gaziantep governor Ali Yerlikaya speaking to Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency. (DHA via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.  Three police officers were killed and others wounded, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported. (IHA via AP)

    Ambulances and security members attend the scene, near an explosion site after suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday during a police raid against suspected Islamic State militants near the Syrian border, in Gaziantep, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Three police officers were killed and others wounded, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported. (IHA via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Turkish news reports say a suicide attacker has detonated a bomb during a police operation near the border with Syria, causing several injuries.

Haber Turk television and other media reports say the raid occurred Sunday in the city of Gaziantep. Several ambulances were sent to the scene, Haber Turk said.