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Prosecutor dies of wounds after Istanbul hostage shootout

A gunman poses with Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun on his head after being taken hostage in his office in a court house in Istanbul March 31, 2015.    REUTERS/Halkin Sesi TV/Handout via Reuters

A gunman poses with Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun on his head after being taken hostage in his office in a court house in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Halkin Sesi TV/Handout via Reuters

A gunman poses with Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz with a gun on his head after being taken hostage in his office in a court house in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Halkin Sesi TV/Handout via Reuters
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An ambulance arrives at Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

An ambulance arrives at Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

An ambulance arrives at Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Members of Turkish police special forces unit perpare to enter the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Members of Turkish police special forces unit perpare to enter the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Members of Turkish police special forces unit perpare to enter the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Turkish riot police stand guard outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015.  REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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A Turkish riot police vehicle is seen outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015.REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish riot police vehicle is seen outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015.REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish riot police vehicle is seen outside the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015.REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Members of Turkish police special forces unit prepare to enter the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Members of Turkish police special forces unit prepare to enter the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Members of Turkish police special forces unit prepare to enter the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Turkish riot police stand guard as courthouse employees leave the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard as courthouse employees leave the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard as courthouse employees leave the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Courthouse employees leave the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Courthouse employees leave the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Courthouse employees leave the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Turkish riot police stand guard in front of the Justice Palace in Istanbul March 31, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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