Prosecutor injured in Istanbul hostage standoff has died, PM says

March 31, 2015 8:45 PM

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Prosecutor injured in Istanbul hostage standoff has died, PM says

Officials say the prosecutor who was held hostage by members of a banned leftist group that stormed a courthouse in Istanbul Tuesday has died.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the prosecutor died of the gunshot wounds he sustained in a police shootout with the hostage takers, who also died.

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