Turkish man killed by taxi driving into group of protesters: Medics

Monday 3 Jun 2013

A Turkish protester is killed when taxi drives into a group of protesters on an Istanbul highway

A 20-year-old Turkish man died when a taxi drove into a group of demonstrators on an Istanbul highway during an anti-government protest, Turkish doctors' association TBB said on Monday, the first known death related to the demonstrations.

The protester was named as Mehmet Ayvalitas, and TBB board member Huseyin Demirduzen said four other people were also injured, one of them seriously.

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