Ankara governor's office: Israel embassy suspect not linked to organizations

September 21, 2016 13:59

ANKARA - Turkish police shot and wounded a 41-year-old man outside the Israeli embassy in Ankara after he chanted slogans and wielded a knife on Wednesday, the Ankara governor's office said in a statement.

The attacker, who appeared to be mentally unstable, ignored a police warning to stop, the governor's office said. No links to any organization or criminal records have been found for the man, it said.

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