Municipal police chief injured in armed attack in Istanbul

ISTANBUL: Atilla Dilekci who is Sisli Municipal Police Chief was injured at the end of an armed attack by unknown assailants on late Thursday.

The bullets hit Dilekci in the leg and hand. The assailant escaped the scene quickly. Driver of Dilekci took him to a nearby hospital. Paying a visit to Dilekci in the hospital, Sisli Mayor Hayri Inonu stated that Dilekci had been receiving some threats.

Police have launched a detailed investigation into the incident.