Serhat TUNAR -TDO- A Turkish diplomat and an Iraqi citizen lost their lives in an armed attack on the restaurant in Erbil, Iraq. In Turkey, a statement from the Foreign Ministry, an official of the Consulate General also announced that working in Arbil lost their lives.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a press conference that the attack took place at 15.15 local time. Cavusoglu, a person in the restaurant at the Consulate General of Erbil while eating at the restaurant announced that 3 people were killed as a result of the attack.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Ankara Esenboga Airport, said the attackers at the same time targeted two Iraqi people at the next table. Cavusoglu, one of these people lost their lives and the other seriously injured, he added.
The owner of the restaurant in the attack, the local media organizations said in a statement, after entering the consulate employees in civilian dressed and carrying weapons on the attacker, said the consular employees directly targeted.