Christian Publishing House Attacked in Turkey… 3 Dead!

3 Dead at Bible Publishing House in Turkey!

The attacker “slit the throats” of the 3 dead workers.

Police detained a suspect following the attack
at a publishing house [Reuters]

At least 3 are dead after a Christian Publishing House was attacked in Turkey today.
Aljazeera reported:

Three people have been killed in an attack on a Turkish publishing house which prints Bibles and Christian literature, according to media reports.

CNN Turk television said the victims’ throats had been cut and that police had detained six people in connection with the incident on Wednesady at the Zirve publishing house in Malatya.

Three people have been killed in an attack on a Turkish publishing house which prints Bibles and Christian literature, according to media reports.

CNN Turk television said the victims’ throats had been cut and that police had detained six people in connection with the incident on Wednesady at the Zirve publishing house in Malatya.

Television pictures showed casualties being carried out of the building and one man

The attack follows the murder earlier this year of Hrant Dink, an Armenian-Turkish editor, by an ultra-nationalist.

Dink’s killing prompted extra security measures to be taken for writers and journalists.


An injured man lies on the ground outside a publishing house in Malatya, southeastern Turkey, Wednesday, April 18, 2007. Assailants killed three people Wednesday at a publishing house that distributed Bibles, in the latest attack apparently targeting Turkey’s tiny Christian minority. (AP Photo/Burhan Karaduman, Ihlas News Agency)

The German Embassy said one victim was German.- AP
Police officers carry the body of one of the three persons killed in an attack in a Turkish publishing house in the southeastern Turkish city of Malatya April 18, 2007. Attackers slit the throats of three people on Wednesday in a Turkish publishing house which printed bibles, security officials said, the latest attack on minorities in mainly Muslim Turkey. (REUTERS/Cihan News Agency)

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