Off the coast of north-western Turkey hijacked passenger ferry. Turkish NTV television reports that ferry "Kartepe" cruised around the bay Izmir - says the BBC's website. According to preliminary information, it is a hijacker, but it's possible that he has with him a bomb.
According to initial reports, five attackers terrorized the master unit and took over control of the ferry. However, according to the mayor of the nearby town, is a striker, but he has to have a bomb.
Izmir is a port on the coast of the Marmara Sea, located about 100 km from Istanbul.
Karaosmanoglu Mayor Ibrahim said he talked with the crew of the shuttle, which confirmed that the striker is one and requires contact with the media. So far it is not known for its identity, or motives.
According to NTV on board are 20 passengers and four crew members. The ferry follow the coast guard unit. The unit is currently in the city of Yalova.