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US consulate attack in Istanbul

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

U.S. consulate attack in Istanbul

On early Monday morning, two DHKP-C terrorists opened fire on the police team in front of the U.S. Consulate building in Istanbul. One of the suspect, a woman, was wounded during a police operation in a building near the consulate, where she was hidden and later caught, according to police.

No casualties have been reported.

The consulate has been closed to public until further notice, said a written statement released on the consulate’s twitter account.

us consulate tweet

Police have conducted a large-scale operation to find the second terrorist.

The attack came shortly after an overnight bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul's Sultanbeyli district injured 10 people, including seven police officers, and caused a fire that collapsed part of the three-story building.

Source: AA, DHA

Photo: DHA

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