Turkish police: Assailant at Israel embassy shouted 'Allahu Akbar'

By REUTERS
September 21, 2016 13:24

ISTANBUL - An assailant at the Israeli embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara shouted "Allahu Akbar", or "God is great", outside the embassy before he was shot in the leg by police, Turkish police at the scene told Reuters.

An Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman earlier told Reuters that staff at the embassy were safe.


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