Deniz Naki: Shots fired at Kurdish footballer's car in Germany
A German-Kurdish footballer and well-known critic of the Turkish government has survived a suspected murder attempt while driving in western Germany.
At least two bullets fired from a passing car hit Deniz Naki's car on a motorway near Düren on Sunday night, German media say. He was not injured.
"I immediately ducked and then rolled right to the hard shoulder," he told Die Welt newspaper.
Naki plays for Amed SK in Turkey and previously played for German clubs.
Last April a Turkish judge gave Naki a suspended jail sentence of 18 months for "spreading terrorist propaganda for... read more
- 15:13 Man rushed to hospital after early morning knife attack in Rutherglen
- 15:13 Porsche stops making diesel cars after VW emissions scandal
- 15:12 Disabled man feels ‘driven to despair’ by DWP
- 15:09 James Bulger killer Jon Venables ‘applied to go home for Christmas’
- 15:09 Frank Lampard reveals message from Jose Mourinho ahead of...
- 15:09 Blind Binley pensioner to run half marathon
- 15:07 Why parts of the M62 will be closed until spring 2019
- 15:06 African oil boom can offer ‘opportunities’ for North Sea oil sector
- 15:06 Alfie Evans' parents to set up foundation to 'honour name' of...
- 15:05 Peter Andre breaks silence as troubled Katie Price checks into...
- 15:05 PICTURES: Action from the match between Bury FC and Carlisle United
- 15:03 Birmingham Road improvements still in design phase
- 15:03 Weekend football results
- 15:01 Stuart Findlay’s late show helps Kilmarnock snatch victory from Celtic
- 15:01 Arsenal v Everton: Premier League – live!
- 14:59 Ghost-hunting sleepover to be hosted at haunted prison where Peaky...
- 14:58 Anthony Joshua: AJ reacts as Tyson Fury BLOCKS heavyweight champ on...
- 14:58 Leeds news: Marcelo Bielsa reveals tactical mistake he made in...
- 14:57 Green-tech offers pots of help to Horticap charity
- 14:53 Thousands of People's Vote marchers shut down Liverpool city centre...
- 14:53 Sheffield Centertainment murder inquiry: Police conduct land...
- 14:50 WATCH: Complex operation to remove M6 bridge which closed motorway...
- 14:49 Taylor strikes again as Stratford Town secure back-to-back wins
- 14:49 Cops launch probe into unexplained death after man's body found in...
- 14:49 Chris Haskins: Why the status quo would trump economic uncertainty...
- 14:45 Widower’s message to woman with an unappreciative boyfriend gets a...
- 14:45 Metro Road Trip: Your pictures of Yorkshire
- 14:45 Harry Potter fans, his birthplace is up for sale and it’s just...
- 14:45 Watch out for this TV Licensing scam targeting people in Grimsby
- 14:45 INTERVIEW: Upcoming opera star Natasha Agarwal