Turkish footballer Mehmet Topal
Turkish footballer Mehmet

Turkish footballer survived an by unidentified assailants while driving his car in , media reports said.

Topal, who plays for Turkish club , was attacked on Tuesday.

The assailants apparently pulled up alongside the car of the 29-year-old Turkish player and opened fire two or three times, reports Efe.

The shooters got away but Turkish police launched a search to track them down after Topal filed a complaint, reports said.

A Fenerbahce bus was targeted in an armed attack in the Turkish city of on April 5 when the team was heading to the airport after a game against Turkish side .