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Turkey: Footage captures attack on Radiohead album release event02:30

Turkey: Footage captures attack on Radiohead album release event

Turkey, Istanbul
June 18, 2016 at 14:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

Several fans of British band Radiohead were attacked at a record store in Istanbul, Friday, during a presentation of the band's new album.

The group of music fans gathered for the event in the store, when unknown people broke into the premises, before damaging equipment and beating the fans. A live-stream of the event captured the moment of the attack.

Victims reported that there were up to 20 men, armed with pipes and empty bottles, involved in the attack. It is still unclear how many people were injured in the struggle. Radiohead issued an official statement, sending "love and support" to their fans.

Turkey: Footage captures attack on Radiohead album release event02:30
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Several fans of British band Radiohead were attacked at a record store in Istanbul, Friday, during a presentation of the band's new album.

The group of music fans gathered for the event in the store, when unknown people broke into the premises, before damaging equipment and beating the fans. A live-stream of the event captured the moment of the attack.

Victims reported that there were up to 20 men, armed with pipes and empty bottles, involved in the attack. It is still unclear how many people were injured in the struggle. Radiohead issued an official statement, sending "love and support" to their fans.

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