Gunman kills 2 people, including police officer, in Turkey's Ankara: Report

People look at flowers and photos displayed in remembrance of the victims of the attack in Ankara on March 17, 2016, on the site of the blast that killed 37 people on Sunday (March 13).
People look at flowers and photos displayed in remembrance of the victims of the attack in Ankara on March 17, 2016, on the site of the blast that killed 37 people on Sunday (March 13).PHOTO: AFP

ANKARA (Reuters) - An unidentified gunman killed a police officer and a civilian in a shoot-out in central Ankara on Friday (March 18), Cumhuriyet newspaper said.

The attack occurred in the Dikmen area of the Turkish capital, it said, without giving further details.

Ankara is on edge after a group affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group killed 37 people on Sunday in a suicide car-bomb attack in the city centre.