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Turkey: Masked men open gunfire at election campaign bureau00:46

Turkey: Masked men open gunfire at election campaign bureau

Turkey, Istanbul
April 19, 2015 at 02:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police rushed to Istanbul's Armutlu neighbourhood on Sunday as masked men opened fire on an election campaign bureau of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).

The assailants continued to fire shots at police arrived, security forces tried to catch the shooters but they managed to escape. An operation has been launched to find the attackers.

The attack followed scuffles earlier in the day between MHP members and people who had damaged MHP flags and posters in the neighbourhood. According to local media, there were no casualties.

Turkey: Masked men open gunfire at election campaign bureau00:46
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Police rushed to Istanbul's Armutlu neighbourhood on Sunday as masked men opened fire on an election campaign bureau of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).

The assailants continued to fire shots at police arrived, security forces tried to catch the shooters but they managed to escape. An operation has been launched to find the attackers.

The attack followed scuffles earlier in the day between MHP members and people who had damaged MHP flags and posters in the neighbourhood. According to local media, there were no casualties.