One dead as Prime Minister's bus stoned in Turkey

Türkiye Materials 1 June 2011 08:28 (UTC +04:00)

A group of people in the Turkish town of Hopa on Tuesday stoned the bus carrying Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan back from campaign rally, Turkish media reported.

As a result, one of the attackers, who was hit by a stone in the head, died; also a policeman was wounded.

Parliamentary elections will be held in Turkey on June 12.