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Death toll in Turkey protests rises to five: Report

The death toll in Turkey reaches 5 during anti-government protests

AFP , Wednesday 10 Jul 2013
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A 19-year-old university student who was hurt during anti-government protests that rocked Turkey last month has died from his injuries, bringing the death toll in the unrest to five, local media reported on Wednesday.

Ali Ismail Korkmaz, who joined the demos on June 2 in the central Anatolian city of Eskisehir, suffered a brain hemorrhage when unidentified assailants attacked him while he was fleeing from tear gas, the Dogan News Agency reported.

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