In Turkey, 2 hostage-takers killed; prosecutor wounded

March 31, 2015 7:35 PM

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In Turkey, 2 hostage-takers killed; prosecutor wounded

ISTANBUL — Two members of an outlawed leftist group who took a prosecutor hostage in his courthouse office were killed Tuesday in a police shootout that also left the prosecutor seriously wounded.

Istanbul Police Chief Selami Altunok said the prosecutor, who had been handling a high-profile political case, was taken to hospital.

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