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Iraq: militants seize 48 Turks at consulate in Mosul

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Iraq: militants seize 48 Turks at consulate in Mosul

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Militants have reportedly seized 48 Turks in an attack on the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.

A group of people, including three children and several members of Turkey’s special forces, were taken from the consulate building to a militant base, according to a source in the prime minister’s office.

Turkish authorities had contacted militant groups and confirmed that the people have not been not harmed, the source said.