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03 Dec 2020 | 12:25 PM UTC

Turkey: Reports of injuries during security operations in Kahramanmaras on December 3

Turkey News Alert

At least five injured in reported security operations in Kahramanmaras on December 3; avoid area until situation clarifies

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/3/2020, 1:00 AM until 12/4/2020, 12:59 AM (Asia/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Kahramanmaras

Event

At least five people, including two police officers, have been shot and injured in a hotel on Milli Egemenlik Street in Dulkadiroğlu District, Kahramanmaras, the morning of December 3. The incident appears to have taken place during a police operation to arrest a murder suspect. Unconfirmed reports suggest that the suspect has been arrested.

Heightened security and related disruptions are likely around the hotel; sporadic security operations could prompt traffic and public transport disruptions in the coming days until it is confirmed that the suspect has been detained.  

Advice

Avoid the incident site in the coming hours. Allow additional time for travel in central Kahramanmaras on December 3 and anticipate possible short-notice disruptions.

 

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