Turkey holds 3 after German diplomat hurt in traffic attack

The Legal Counsellor of the German Embassy in Ankara, Thomas Eberhard Schultze, was attacked by three individuals Tuesday after a quarrel in traffic.

Turkey holds 3 after German diplomat hurt in traffic attack

The Legal Counsellor of the German Embassy in Ankara, Thomas Eberhard Schultze, was attacked by three individuals Tuesday after a quarrel in traffic.

Sources told the AA that Schultze's automobile, with a diplomatic license plate, was intercepted by a car with three individuals after he flashed his headlights on the Cetin Emec Boulevard.

The three individuals attacked Schultze and wounded him with a knife.

Schultze was immediately taken to the Gazi University's Medical Faculty Hospital by his wife who was also in the car.

Ankara Police arrested the three assailants who are currently being questioned.

Counsellor Schultze was not seriously injured.

Meanwhile, German Ambassador in Ankara Eckart Cuntz visited the Chief of Ankara Police Zeki Catalkaya and thanked him for arresting the three suspects allegedly responsible for the attack on Schultze.


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