Monday, September 12, 2005

Turkey Arrests Man in Possible Death Plot

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - A man carrying a gun hidden inside a loaf of bread was arrested Monday as he approached a bus carrying Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and a prosecutor said the suspect may have intended to shoot the premier.

Erdogan was climbing onto a bus after a speech opening the school year in Kutahya when security personnel noticed the man moving toward the vehicle and arrested him, the Anatolia news agency said.

Read the rest of the article on The Guardian

See also: Eren: Suspect Bagdat Apparently Aimed To Assassinate Erdogan (The Anatolian Times)

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