Nine injured in protests after fatal shooting in Istanbul

May 23, 2014 7:32 AM

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Istanbul: Two protesters and seven policemen were injured in clashes in Istanbul overnight following the fatal shooting of a bystander, the city's police department said on Friday.

The bystander, 30-year-old Ugur Kurt, was attending a relative's funeral on Thursday when he was shot as police clashed with protesters throwing petrol bombs and stones in Okmeydani district, which has seen frequent unrest.

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