Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.30 / Trend /
A perpetrator of the armed incident in Turkey, who fired at passersby in the center of Istanbul, was killed, CNN Turk TV channel reported.
It was turned out that the criminal - Muhammed Basar is a Libyan citizen born in 1975, CNN Turk TV channel reports with reference to the Turkish Interior Ministry. He has arrived in Turkey this month.
An unknown person fired at peoples in Sultanahmet district and at least two people were injured as a result of the armed incident, CNN Turk reported. A special group was set up to investigate the incident.
When firing at people the perpetrator shouted "Allahu Akbar".
The criminal was arrested by police, CNN Turk TV channel reported.
One of the injured persons is soldier, while another is car park guard.
The perpetrator was detained at the Topkapi Museum.