Suspected ISIS terrorist blows himself up in Turkey, five injured


Ankara: A suspected ISIS suicide bomber allegedly blew himself up on Sunday during a raid on the terrorist’s hideout in Turkey’s Gaziantep town near the border with Syria, injuring five policemen. The country is currently hosting the G20 summit overshadowed by the deadly attacks in Paris.

A statement issued by the Gaziantep governor’s office said that the raid was conducted on Saturday. The suicide bomber detonated his explosives when police broke down the fifth-floor apartment, The Hindustan Times reported.

Two women have been detained in the raid while three children were taken into state protection. Police seized explosive materials and several machine guns during the raid.

In the wake of deadly attacks in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday urged “all humanity” to state united against terrorism.

“We stand united in strongly condemning the dreadful acts of terror,” Modi said two days after Islamic State terrorists massacred nearly 130 people in the French capital, adding that “Entire humanity must stand together and be one against terrorism.”

He said the need for a united global effort to combat terrorism has never been more urgent.

“This must also be a priority for BRICS nations,” he said.

(With inputs from agencies)