Report: Shots Fired at Tel Aviv's Turkish Embassy

By Haaretz Service

Published August 17, 2010.

Shots were heard Tuesday night at the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv, with local media reporting that a Palestinian from the West Bank city of Ramallah had barricaded himself in an office inside the embassy, with two hostages, and was threatening to kill any Jews who entered.

Police and emergency medical personnel have arrived at the scene. Traffic along the Yarkon Street, where the embassy resides, has been blocked. However, embassy staff Has barred police and medical personnel from entering the building.


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