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Reports: Armed man holds staff hostage at Istanbul hospital

ISTANBUL (AP) – Turkish media reports say an armed man is holding a number of doctors and other staff hostage at a hospital in Istanbul.

The Hurriyet newspaper says Wednesday the gunman is believed to be a patient at the psychiatric unit of Istanbul’s Cerrahpasa hospital. It says police have been dispatched to the scene.

No further information was immediately available.

Author: AP
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