Turkey Police Disperse Protesters with Tear Gas
- December, 22, 2013 - 18:04
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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Clashes erupted between Turkish police forces and over 10,000 anti-government protesters in Kadikoy district of Asian side of Istanbul on Sunday.
Security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the demonstrators who were protesting against urbanization projects in Istanbul and the worsening corruption in the country.
More than 80 officials and businessmen, including sons of three ministers and police chiefs, were arrested in sweeping raids in Istanbul and Ankara this week, Xinhua reported.