I’m no fan of the Turkish government, but the fact that some were seen with molotov cocktails can’t be dismissed or overlooked. That said, Erdogan lost no sleep over the murder of innocent protesters in demonstration yesterday’s double homicide/suicide terror attacks on a peaceful march.
Turkish police attack peace protesters with tear gas as thousands defiantly march in solidarity with 97 people killed by bomb blast during earlier pro-Kurdish rally
But some protesters ended up running away from tear gas during clashes with police in Istanbul
- Two explosions tore through the pro-Kurdish peace rally, killing 97 people
- At least 400 people wounded in the blast near Ankara’s main train station
- Third deadliest terror attack in Europe, after Lockerbie and Madrid bombs
- But peace protesters back out on the streets tonight in defiance of terror
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Turkish police have attacked peace protesters who had taken to the streets in a defiant gesture against the terrorists who set off two explosions at a pro-Kurdish rally earlier today, leaving 97 dead.
Thousands flooded the streets of the Istanbul, taking a brave stand against terrorists who targetted an earlier pro-Kurdish peace rally held in the Turkish capital Ankara.
The blasts tore through the crowd this afternoon, leaving up to 400 injured and at least 97 dead.
But police and protesters ended up clashing in the streets of Istanbul, with officers firing tear gas at marchers.
Thousands of protesters take part in a march against the deadly attack earlier in Ankara in Istanbul