Turkey: Third Victim of Gezi Park Protests
A protester succumbed to his wounds in Ankara Wednesday, raising the death toll of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Turkey to three people, Hurriyet Daily News reported.
The Turkish Medical Association said in a press conference that Ethem Sarısülük had died after being wounded in the head during clashes with police, as an unprecedented wave of protest against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan entered its sixth day.
The Turkish Medical Association has reported that at least 4,177 people have been injured, of which 42 were in serious condition and 10 had suffered from loss of vision. The government puts the figure at around 300, Al-Akhbar Reported.