Governor: Another Person Dead in Istanbul Clashes

Protests erupted between police and a group in Okmeydanı İstanbul-Turkey.  Reportedly, the police try to  has intervened with tear gas bombs. During the events 10-15 people who gathered in the neighborhood and chanted slogans for the Soma disaster and Berkin Elvan, who died at the age of 15 after being hit by a police tear gas canister during the Gezi protests. One person attending a funeral procession has been killed after being shot during clashes between police and a group of demonstrators in Istanbul’s Okmeydanı neighborhood on May 22.

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A second person has died after the May 22 clashes in Istanbul, Governor Hüseyin Avni Mutlu said today. The second death comes after the killing of Uğur Kurt.

 

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