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At least two members of the diplomatic corps of Turkey, including Vice Consul, were killed in the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil in the attack. About it reports Reuters.
It is reported that an armed attack happened during lunch in the restaurant. After the murder, the offender fled in a waiting vehicle. Currently, the area of the incident cordoned off by security forces.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Turkey at the moment, confirmed the death of one diplomat. Turkish TV channel has not confirmed the information that the attack was totally focused against their citizens.
Earlier it was reported that Turkey has announced a new anti-terrorist operation in Iraq. It was reported that participation in the operation is taking land military equipment, combat helicopters Т129 ATTACKS and drones.
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