Israel: Palestinian with hostages at Turk Embassy

A Palestinian got hostages in the Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv Tuesday following shots were fired exterior, Israeli police force and a Foreign Ministry official said, in an occurrence that come into view to have only an indirect link to new tensions flanked by the two countries.

Turkey's news organization said embassy security guards imprison the assailant. The account quoted anonymous officials from the delegation. Israeli officials could not corroborate the report.

"This is a captive situation," Israeli Foreign Ministry orator Yigal Palmor told The connected Press earlier than the Turkish news agency report, recognizing the assailant as Nadim Injaz, a West Bank Palestinian who tried to look for asylum at another embassy four years earlier.

Channel 2 TV played a footage of a phone call it said came from the attacker. "I have two hostages," he said in Hebrew. "I will blow up the embassy."

A attorney told Israel Radio, but, that the hostages, the consul and his wife, had runaway.

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