Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 12 / Trend /
Turkish police dispersed the demonstrators in Hatay, who were protesting against the death of a demonstrator in Turkey, Anadolu agency reported on Wednesday.
According to the agency, as a result of clashes between protesters and the police, one police officer was wounded.
Earlier, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Turkey, Muammer Guler said that the Turkish police were not involved in the death of Ahmed Atakan.
Those dissatisfied with the policy of the ruling Justice and Development Party were involved in the protest actions in Antakya near the Turkish province of Hatay on Sept. 9. The security forces and protesters clashed and Ahmed Atakan was killed following the clashes.
The protest actions have lasted for nearly three weeks in Turkey since late May. According to the authorities, they were anti-government.
Around 4,000 people were injured, five were killed as a result of the riots in Turkey and 4,900 people were detained by police.
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