Gunmen captured after targetting police in front of Istanbul's Dolmabahçe Palace
AA photoTwo assailants with automatic weapons attacked Aug. 19 a police watchbox in front of Istanbul's Dolmabahçe Palace, which also houses the prime minister's Istanbul offices, slightly injuring a police officer.
The assailants threw a small-scale explosive at the officers before firing their guns.
The assailants were captured as they were fleeing toward the German Consulate in Istanbul, private broadcaster CNN Türk reported.
Meanwhile, the Istanbul Governorate announced that the assailants were the same terrorist organizationmembers who attacked the Justice and the Development Party (AKP) provincial HQ in Istanbul on Aug. 8