US consul general in Istanbul meets Turkish governor

US consul Wiener and Istanbul's governor Muammer Guler told about on the armed attack which was staged in front of U.S. Consulate building.

US consul general in Istanbul meets Turkish governor
U.S. Consul General in Istanbul Sharon Wiener met Istanbul Governor Muammer Guler on Tuesday.

Wiener offered condolences to Guler after three Turkish police officers were killed in an armed attack which was staged in front of U.S. Consulate building.

Wiener said that they were sorry that three Turkish police officers were killed and another one was injured while protecting the consulate building.

Guler said that the investigation about the attack was still underway, adding that police detained 12 people so far, and one of them was arrested.

On July 9th, four assailants opened fire on police officers at an entrance gate of the U.S. Consulate building in Istinye neighborhood. A clash occurred between the assailants and police officers, leaving three police officers dead and another one injured. One of the killed police officers was standing sentry in front of the Consulate building and the other two were traffic police officers. Three armed assailants were also killed in the shooting.

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