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Turkey: Molotov cocktails fly after police attack peaceful rally01:23

Turkey: Molotov cocktails fly after police attack peaceful rally

Turkey, Istanbul
February 29, 2016 at 03:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

Clashes broke out between some pro-Kurdish protesters and Turkish police in the Gazi district of Istanbul, Sunday night, after the police attacked and disrupted a peaceful rally.

Members of the Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) threw molotov cocktails at the police and erected barricades. Police responded with tear gas.

Earlier in the day, the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) attempted to hold a peaceful rally, but were attacked and dispersed by Turkish police.

Turkey: Molotov cocktails fly after police attack peaceful rally01:23
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Clashes broke out between some pro-Kurdish protesters and Turkish police in the Gazi district of Istanbul, Sunday night, after the police attacked and disrupted a peaceful rally.

Members of the Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) threw molotov cocktails at the police and erected barricades. Police responded with tear gas.

Earlier in the day, the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) attempted to hold a peaceful rally, but were attacked and dispersed by Turkish police.

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