Istanbul’s Jewish deputy mayor in critical condition after gunman storms his office and shoots him in the head
- A gunman stormed the office of Jewish politician Cemil Candas in Istanbul
- He was shot in the head leaving the deputy mayor in a critical condition
- It is unclear if the incident is linked to the failed military coup in Turkey
A deputy mayor in Istanbul is in a critical condition after being shot in the head by an unknown assailant.
Turkish broadcaster NTV reported that the assailant had stormed the office of Cemil Candas, a Jewish politician in the Sisli district, and then gun shots were heard.
It was not immediately clear whether the incident was linked to Friday’s abortive military coup in which more than 200 people