Two police officers killed, five others injured in terrorist attack in northern Turkey (VIDEO)

Türkiye Materials 19 July 2016 12:41 (UTC +04:00)

At least two police officers were killed and five others were injured on Tuesday in an attack by a group of terrorists in northern Turkey, Daily Sabah reported.

A terrorist group attacked police officers on duty at a checkpoint at the entrance of the Maçka district of Trabzon province.

Trabzon Governor Yücel Yavuz stated that a civilian was also wounded in the attack.

Gendarmerie forces joined efforts to track down terrorists who escaped to the woods near the clash site.