Turkish diplomat shot dead in Erbil

17/07/2019 - 18:34 Published in News/Kurdistan

Security sources in the Kurdistan region said that at least three Turkish diplomats were killed, Wednesday, in a shooting in the city of Erbil, capital of the province. While the press sources said that the Deputy Turkish Consul and two of his companions were killed inside a restaurant in Erbil.

Media sources confirmed that a shooting incident inside a restaurant in Erbil killed three people and injured several others, including Turkish diplomats.

Security forces arrived at the scene and cut off roads near the restaurant where the incident took place.

Added that unidentified gunmen opened fire in a restaurant where diplomats were eating their food in it.