Shootout occured at polling station in Turkey, victims reported

Source : 112 Ukraine

Two people killed, other two wounded in the incident
17:42, 16 April 2017

112 Agency

A shootout took place during the referendum in the Turkish province of Diyarbakir. As a result two people were killed. This is reported by the Turkish NTV channel.

"The shootout took place in the village of Yabanardy on the street near the school, where the polling station is located. According to the preliminary version, the difference in the political views of different groups of citizens was the reason for the conflict, "the report said.

In addition, two more people are in severe condition. It is reported that the weapon was used by two groups of men, between whom there was a conflict and a fight.

The police began investigation of the incident.

We remind that Referendum on constitutional reform that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan started in Turkey, polling stations opened in 32 eastern country provinces.

More than 55 million people in this country of about 80 million are registered to vote. There are 145 thousand stations opened for voting. Turkish citizens living abroad have already voted beforehand.

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