Turkey Nabs Consulate Attacker

Police find getaway car, then catch fugitive, agency reports
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 10, 2008 2:50 PM CDT
Relatives of the slain police officers are comforted by policewomen, during a ceremony at the police headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey,Thursday, July 10, 2008.   (AP Photo/Murad Sezer)
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(Newser) – Police have caught a fugitive gunman wanted in connection with yesterday's attack on the US consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish news agency reports. The private Dogan news agency says the man, who fled the scene amid the chaos, has been caught after his getaway car was found earlier today. There was no immediate confirmation of the report.

Four other suspects were arrested earlier today in connection with the attack that left three policemen and three gunmen dead.