Turkish Opposition Leader Escapes Injury from Gun Attack 

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25/08/2016 from the UK

  • The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party has escaped injury after a security team travelling ahead of his motorcade was fired upon in the country’s northeast.
  • Interior Minister Efkan Ala confirmed that a security vehicle escorting Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was shot at in Artvin on Thursday afternoon.
  • Kilicdaroglu survived the attempt and was transferred to a secure area by police under strict security measures.