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Istanbul’s US Consulate closes after shooting

The US Consulate in Istanbul has closed until further notice after being shot at by two unknown attackers earlier today.

US consulate in Turkey attacked.
US consulate in Turkey attacked. Image by Greenland Michael

The attackers fled when police at the consulate returned fire. No one was injured. One woman has been apprehended and police are still trying to determine the reason for the attack. Read more: hurriyetdailynews.com