3 killed in a Turkish Bible printing facility
Three people working in a Turkish publishing house, that distributes Bibles, were killed Wednesday.
Each of the victims hands and feet were bound and their throats were slit, city Gov. Ibrahim Dasoz said. Two of the victims were dead on the scene and one later died at the hospital, Dasoz said.
Police have detained four suspects.
The murders occured in Malatya, a city in central turkey known for its strong religious undertones and Turkish nationalism. It is the hometown of Mehmet Ali Agca, the man who tried to assassinate Pope John Paul II.
The general manager of the publishing house told CNN-Turk that threats to the publishing house had recently been made. It has been the target of Muslim nationalist in previous incidents.