Khashoggi murder: Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer’s death

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Turkey has given its first official statement on how it believes Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed, saying he was immediately strangled. The statement follows weeks of media reports about the murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. The Turkish statement said: “In accordance with plans made in advance, the victim, Jamal Khashoggi, was choked to death immediately after entering the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia.” His body was then dismembered and destroyed “again, in line with advance plans”, it added.(BBC)

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