Turkish diplomat martyred in armed attack in Iraq

A Turkish diplomat,who was working at Turkey’s Consulate General in Erbil, has been martyred in an armed attack at a restaurant in Erbil, city of Iraq.

According to the restaurant owner, the attacker was in plainclothes and carrying two guns, targeted the Turkish diplomats dining in a restaurant.

Erbil’s police chief said an investigation was immediately launched into the incident and further information will be shared later.All the roads leading to other cities were blocked to prevent the attacker from escaping

Turkish foriegn ministry stated that “We have requested the Iraqi and regional authorities to find the perpetrators of the attack swiftly,”

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