Turkey Kills Two More Suspects in Diplomat’s Slaying in Iraq

Turkey's state-run news agency says an operation by the Turkish military and its intelligence agency has killed two more suspects and alleged planners in last month's assassination of a Turkish diplomat in Iraq.

Anadolu Agency said on Thursday that Turkish forces targeted a vehicle carrying the two men in Iraq's semi-autonomous northern Kurdish region in an aerial operation last week.

It was the latest Turkish attack against the alleged masterminds of the July 17 assassination of diplomat Osman Kose at a restaurant in the Iraqi city of Irbil. Other suspected planners were killed in similar operations on July 18 and July 24.

ANKARA, TURKEY - Iraqi Kurdish officials have arrested the lead suspect in the shooting. He was identified as a 27-year-old who hails from Turkey's predominantly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir.

Source: Voice of America