Assailant kills police officer in Turkish court house, takes hostage: Hurriyet

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 04, 2017 3:06 PM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An unidentified assailant shot dead a police officer and wounded a lawyer in a court house in Turkey's northwestern province of Bursa on Tuesday, then took one person hostage, the Hurriyet newspaper reported.

Hurriyet's website said special police teams were sent to the building in Bursa's Gemlik district. Police were not immediately available for comment.

(Writing by Daren Butler; editing by Mark Heinrich)