Police officer shot dead in NW Turkey

Incident was not terror-related, Bursa police say

Police officer shot dead in NW Turkey

World Bulletin / News Desk

A police officer was martyred when a man shot him with a hunting rifle in northwestern Turkey’s Bursa province on Tuesday evening, security sources said.

The man, identified as Musa G., entered a courthouse in Bursa’s Gemlik district and shot dead the duty officer, the sources from the Bursa police department said.

After killing the police officer, identified as Idris Buyukdonmez, the man killed himself with the same rifle, the sources added.

The police department said the incident was not terror-related and that the shooter had acted alone.

Last Mod: 05 Temmuz 2017, 01:09
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