03/04/2003

British consulate bombed in Turkey

It has been reported that British consulate in the Turkish capital, Istanbul, has been targeted in a bomb attack.

Initial reports suggest that a bomb was hurled at the building at around 9.30pm (GMT) last night - at around the time of the final whistle in the England football victory over Turkey.

There were no injuries reported and little damage was sustained to the building.

(GMcG)

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