Turkey: Asssailant attempts to shoot journalist outside court

May 6, 2016 17:56

An assailant attempted to shoot Turkish journalist Can Dundar outside a courthouse in Istanbul on Friday, a Reuters witness said, just before the court was due to announce the verdict in Dundar's trial on accusations of revealing state secrets.

The assailant fired at least three shots in rapid succession, the Reuters witness said. Dundar was unharmed but another reporter covering his trial appeared to have been injured, the witness said.

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