Perpetrator of attack in Turkey's Gaziantep linked to IS group: Interior minister

AFP , Monday 2 May 2016

The perpetrator of a deadly car bombing that hit the Turkish city of Gaziantep near the Syrian border at the weekend is linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group, Turkey's interior minister said on Monday.

The perpetrator "is a member of a terrorist organisation linked to Daesh," Interior Minister Efkan Ala said in televised remarks, using an alternative name for the militant group. The bomb attack on Sunday killed two policemen and wounded 22 people.

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