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Turkey: Police cordon off Israeli embassy in Ankara following shooting incident01:36

Turkey: Police cordon off Israeli embassy in Ankara following shooting incident

Turkey, Ankara
September 21, 2016 at 13:39 GMT -00:00 · Published

Turkish police and Special Forces have cordoned off the area and are working on the scene after a man was shot by security guards at the Israeli embassy in Ankara, Wednesday. The man was allegedly carrying a knife as he, together with one other person, attempted to enter the embassy.

Unconfirmed reports have suggested that the reportedly armed man tried to force his way into the embassy building, when he was shot in the leg by security guards, injuring him at the scene.

Embassy employees evacuated the building for the police to conduct research on the site.

Turkey: Police cordon off Israeli embassy in Ankara following shooting incident01:36
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Turkish police and Special Forces have cordoned off the area and are working on the scene after a man was shot by security guards at the Israeli embassy in Ankara, Wednesday. The man was allegedly carrying a knife as he, together with one other person, attempted to enter the embassy.

Unconfirmed reports have suggested that the reportedly armed man tried to force his way into the embassy building, when he was shot in the leg by security guards, injuring him at the scene.

Embassy employees evacuated the building for the police to conduct research on the site.

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