Turkey election day shooting: Politician from opposition party among three killed

Turkey election day shooting: Politician from opposition party among three killed
 

Turkish newspaper Yenicag reported Iyi Party Chairman for Karaçoban District, Mehmet Sıddık Durmaz, lost his life in a gunfight during the voting in ISE Secondary School located in Kopal.
The IYI party confirmed his death with a statement shared on social media.  
Two more party workers were also killed in the same shooting, local newspaper reported. 
Karaçoban is located in the eastern province of Erzurum. 
The shooting took place on the day Turkey's general election, which could see president Recep Tayyip Erdogan losing his leadership for the first time in his political career.
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24 June 2018 in World News, Views: 49
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