Armed attack on former Turkish MP kills wife, daughter in Istanbul

Two gunmen on motorcycle open fire at former MP Yildiz's car, wounding him and his son, while one attacker dies and other arrested.

Armed attack on former Turkish MP kills wife, daughter in Istanbul

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least three people were killed Tuesday in Istanbul in an armed attack on a former member of the parliament, police said.

Two unidentified assailants riding on a motorcycle opened fire on Adnan Yildiz’s car near his house in the Bakirkoy district, killing his wife and daughter.

One of theattackers was also killed when a passenger responded in kind, while the other attacker was arrested shortly after he fled the scene.

Yildiz and his son Kamil, who were wounded, have been taken to hospital.

Police said an investigation was under way.

They suspect a case of attempted robbery, as Yildiz runs an exchange office in Bakirkoy

Last Mod: 15 Nisan 2014, 12:24
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