Four policemen injured in Turkey protests
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Four policemen have been injured as a result of the protests in Turkey's Mersin province, Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported on Oct.9.
The protestors burned the building where the headquarters of the Peoples' Democratic Party of Turkey was located.
In early October the Kurds-populated Syrian town of Kobani, was taken under control by the IS. The move triggered mass protests among the Kurds in Diyarbakir, Mardin, Siirt, Mus, Van and Batman provinces of Turkey on Oct.8. against Turkey's policy of non-interference.
Some 22 people were killed during the protests. Following the protests, a curfew was declared in the provinces of Diyarbakir, Mardin, Siirt, Mus, Van and Batman.
The school lessons were suspended in the Diyarbakir, Hakkari, Van, Batman and Tunceli provinces of the country on Oct.8.
Additionally, Turkey canceled all of flights of Turkish Airlines to Diyarbakir province on Oct.8 due to deterioration of the situation in the south-east of the country.