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Iraq militants seize 48, including Turkish consul, children: Turkish official

AFP , Wednesday 11 Jun 2014
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Militants stormed the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday and kidnapped 48 people including the head of the diplomatic mission, a Turkish government official said.

"48 Turks including the consul, staff members, special operations teams and three children were abducted," the official told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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