Two police officers wounded by armed attack in Turkey's Istanbul

2012-12-09 09:41:48 GMT2012-12-09 17:41:48(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Two police officers were slightly wounded Saturday night in an armed attack on a police station in Istanbul of Turkey, local media Hurriyet News reported.

Two militants threw a grenade, which failed to explode, at the police station, and then opened fire with assault rifles at the police officers.

The police captured a female suspect, while the other managed to escape.

The police conducted a controlled explosion of the grenade after the attack. An investigation is undertaken to identify those responsible for the attack.

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