A far-left Turkish group just took an Istanbul prosecutor hostage at gunpoint

March 31, 2015 12:33 PM

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A far-left Turkish group took an Istanbul prosecutor hostage in his office on Tuesday and threatened on its website to kill him, prompting special forces officers to enter the courthouse as people inside the building were evacuated.

The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) published a picture of the prosecutor with a gun to his head, which the Turkish media has reported is real.

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