One of the two young people who were stabbed in the brawl that broke out the day before in the Altındağ district of Ankara was killed. The suspects were Syrians living in the neighborhood, the tension was mounting. The events which continued until late last night were quelled with the intervention of the police.
AK Party spokesman Ömer Çelik made the following statements regarding the incident on Twitter:
“The event where our brother Emirhan Yalçın lost his life saddened us all deeply. Our security forces have arrested the culprits who murdered Emirhan, and justice will establish justice. Those who identify the perpetrators on the basis of their identity. ethnic and target communities are trying to create an atmosphere that is trying to harm our country.
As a nation, we must be careful against provocations aimed at our unity and resilience. We need to be careful with fake news and misinformation on social media. The judicial institutions which have the obligation to establish justice will exercise their functions. Those who take human lives will receive the necessary punishment. “
Before the funeral of 18-year-old Emirhan Yalçın, who died in a fight on Tuesday, foreign nationals were evacuated from the neighborhood for security reasons.
The crowd gathered in the Battalgazi neighborhood smashed the windows of foreigners’ workplaces and smashed their shutters. As police teams took heavy security measures in the neighborhood, they tried to calm the crowds.
In a statement made by the Ankara Governor’s Office, it was said: “Some protests and events that took place in our district of Altındağ have come to an end thanks to the composure of our citizens and the hard work of our people. security forces”. The treatment of Ali Yasin Güler, who was injured in the knife attack the day before, continues at the hospital.
Foreign nationals Yahya Abdo and Muhammed Abdo, who were taken into police custody, were arrested for “premeditated murder” by the court to which they were brought.
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