Bomb threat in front of presidential palace in Ankara

A man who claimed to be carrying a bomb tried to enter the presidential palace.

Bomb threat in front of presidential palace in Ankara

World Bulletin / News Desk

A man who claimed to be carrying a bomb tried to enter Cankaya presidential palace in Ankara on Wednesday.

Police stopped a car at one of the gates of the palace upon a tip-off by Faruk A., who said his friend, Fatih A., had told him that he was carrying a bomb and was heading to Cankaya.

Bomb squads at Cankaya searched the car but no bomb was found.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

Turkish President Abdullah Gul is currently abroad for Hajj.

Last Mod: 16 Ekim 2013, 16:45
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