Hundreds attend funeral of slain Turkish prosecutor

April 1, 2015 1:00 PM

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Hundreds attend funeral of slain Turkish prosecutor

Hundreds of people attended the funeral Wednesday of a Turkish prosecutor who was killed after being taken hostage by two captors at an Istanbul courthouse.

Suspected members of an outlawed leftist group stormed the building Tuesday and held prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz captive, giving authorities three hours to meet their demands. Kiraz, 46, died of the gunshot wounds he sustained in a police shootout with his captors, who also died, Turkish Prime Min...

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