Reports: gunfire heard near police station in Turkey

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 file photo, smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district, in Aleppo, Syria. Russia and the Syrian government will open humanitarian corridors in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms, Russia's defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo, File)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say gunfire can be heard near a police station in the city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria.

The private Dogan news agency and other media say several ambulances have been sent to the area.

Turkey is on edge following a spate of attacks that have been blamed on Kurdish militants and the Islamic State group.