Turkish prosecutor, 2 captors killed in hostage standoff

March 31, 2015 8:28 PM

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Turkish prosecutor, 2 captors killed in hostage standoff

ISTANBUL — A Turkish prosecutor and his two captors were killed Tuesday after a shootout with police at an Istanbul courthouse, bringing a six-hour hostage standoff to a bloody end.

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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