Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Turkey Violence Escalates As 'Protester is Killed'

A 22-year-old member of a political youth party has died after being shot during anti-government protests, opposition leaders claim.

The man, who has been named by Turkish television NTV as Abdullah Comert was "seriously injured" during clashes in southern Turkey.

Hasan Akgol, a key member of the opposition Republican People’s Party, told the television station that the man was a member of the youth branch.