Soldier takes girlfriend hostage in Istanbul school
According to local media, the private stormed Melek Aknik High School in Pendik district at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 10.
The soldier took a female employee of the school hostage. She was later identified as the man’s girlfriend.
The couple had recent arguments over their relationship, media reports said.
The soldier surrendered after a “negotiation team” of the police persuaded him in less than an hour.