Turkey Detains 5 Protesters Attempting to Break Into Israeli Consulate

تم نشره في Mon 22 August / Aug 2016. 12:00 AM
  • Pro-Erdogan Masses during pro-government demonstration in Istanbul, Turkey - (REUTERS)

AMMAN — Turkey's state-run news agency (Anadolu) Monday said that police have detained five people who tried to break into Israel's consulate in Istanbul to protest Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.

Anadolu Agency said the five people entered a business center housing the consulate early Monday and were detained by police, who were called to the scene. Security measures were tightened around the building, Anadolu added.

Security sources said that a group of 10 people gathered infront of the Israeli consulate in Istanbul to protest against Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, which were carried out late Sunday.

Five people were arrested after they climbed over the compound's fence, Anadolu added.