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Intruder with bomb shot at Ukrainian Consulate in Turkey

09 March 2010 [15:24] - TODAY.AZ
A man trying to get into the Ukrainian Consulate in Istanbul's Bakırköy district was shot by the premises’ security officer Tuesday morning.

The man, saying he was armed and carrying a bomb, attempted to enter the Consulate in Bakırköy's Şenliköy neighborhood. A security officer shot the unidentified man and found a bomb strapped to his body.

The unidentified man was still at the location of the incident and a bomb squad was called in to disarm the bomb, the news channel said.

Motives for the possible attack remain unclear at this time.

/Hurriyet Daily News/

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