SULAIMANIYA, Iraq- Turkey's foreign ministry said one Turkish consulate employee was killed in a shooting on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil.

Kurdish security officials had told Reuters that at least three Turkish diplomats were killed in the attack on Wednesday, when gunmen opened fire at a restaurant where the diplomats were dining.

(Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun and Ali Kucukgocmen; Writing by Sarah Dadouch; Editing by Toby Chopra) ((;))