Militants seize 48 Turks at consulate in northern Iraqi city
11 June 2014 16:31
ANKARA - Militants seized 48 Turks in an attack on the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, including the consul-general, three children and several members of Turkey's special forces, a source in the prime minister's office said.
The group was taken from the consulate building to a militant base. Turkish authorities confirmed that all of them are unharmed, the source said.