Two suicide bombers killed on Syrian border
GAZİANTEP – Doğan News Agency
AFP photoTwo suicide bombers who were attempting to illegally cross into Turkey were killed on June 25 along the Syrian border, security sources have said.
Turkish border troops spotted two suspects who crossed illegally into Turkey. The two Syrian nationals were killed when they disobeyed orders to stop.
According to examinations, the suspects were revealed to be suicide bombers and were in contact with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant Mustafa Demir, codenamed Ebu Ali.
One of the suicide bombers was identified as Muhammed Arab, who was believed by intelligence units to be planning a suicide attack in Ankara or the southern province of Adana.
Security forces also found a flight ticket from Damascus to Qamishli on Arab’s person dated June 21.
The other suicide bomber was identified as Muhanad Khalad.