Turkish diplomat, 2 others killed in Iraq | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 18, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 18, 2019

Turkish diplomat, 2 others killed in Iraq

At least one gunman killed three people including the Turkish vice consul to Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region in an attack yesterday in the regional capital of Arbil, a police source told AFP. “Three people, including the Turkish vice consul, were killed in an armed attack targeting the consul and the consulate’s employees in a restaurant in Arbil,” the source said, adding the attackers had fled the scene.  Turkey confirmed that an “employee” at its Arbil consulate was killed in a shooting. The attack was not immediately claimed.

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