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A large group of masked people attacked Turkey's Consulate in the Swiss city of Zurich late Monday, officials said.

Axar.az reports citing to Anadolu Agency Asiye Nurcan Ipekci, Turkey's consul in Zurich, said the attackers painted "Kill Erdogan" on the walls of a nearby building and bus stop.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ipekci said police immediately arrived at the scene after nearly 60 masked people attacked the consulate building with paint.

"Now the situation is under control," she said, adding there was nothing to fear.

Police took measures and are cooperating with consulate authorities, she said.

No casualties were reported and there were only security staff inside the building.

This is not the first incident in Europe supporting violent attacks on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Date
2017.05.02 / 09:44
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