17:08 - July 17, 2019
News ID: 3468985
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least three Turkish diplomats were killed on Wednesday in a shooting that took place in the Iraqi Kurdistan’s capital Erbil, two Kurdish security officials said.


Unknown gunmen opened fire at a restaurant where the diplomats were dinning, the sources told Reuters.

The shooting occurred in a restaurant in a populated area of Erbil.

Police are currently investigating the incident.

“We do not know who is behind the shooting, but someone in a restaurant in Erbil shot four people who are working in the Turkish consulate, including the deputy consul,” Sarkwat Shamsi, an Iraqi member of parliament told The National.

The motive for the shooting is still unclear and no official statement has been released by the Turkish consulate in Erbil.


Tags: IQNA ، Erbil ، Turkey
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