Istanbul: family quarrel caused shooting in Ukrainian Consulate

Ukrainian Consulate in Istanbul has been shooted

In brief: Armed man has broken into the territory of the Consulate and has made several shots in the officers of the diplomatic establishment but nobody has been wounded.

Ukrainian Ministry of foreign affairs reports that General Consulate of Ukraine in Istanbul has today been armed attacked. Fortunately, there are no victims and the attacker is arrested.

According to the official information, armed man has broken into the territory of the Consulate and has made several shots in the officers of the diplomatic establishment but nobody has been wounded. Security has fired in response and wounded him. Then the attacker has been arrested.

Now on the territory of the Consulate the anti-terrorist group is working. According to the previous data received from the Mayor of Istanbul, the reason of such act has been the quarrel between the Turkish man and his Ukrainian wife.

Maria Velikanova
2010-03-09 11:14, Society.

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