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Armed attack on former Turkish MP leaves three dead in Istanbul


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Armed attack on former Turkish MP leaves three dead in Istanbul

A former Turkish MP has been wounded along with his son while his wife and daughter were killed in an armed attack in Istanbul. One of the assailants also died .

A car carrying Adnan Yildiz and his family was approached by two people on motorbikes who tried to steal a suitcase. An exchange of gunfire followed.

Yıldız was twice elected to Parliament for the former Motherland Party (ANAP). During his terms, he alleged that he had been blackmailed by the head of a criminal gang for $100,000.

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