The ‘democratically’ elected official, according to Obama, President Erdogan vowed to get rid of the ‘virus’ that plagued Turkey. Well, here is the first person who’s life was attempted to be taken.
An unknown assailant has shot the deputy mayor of Istanbul’s Sisli district in the head.
According to Turkish broadcaster NTV, the victim was in a critical condition.
It was not immediately clear whether the incident was linked to Friday’s abortive military coup in which more than 200 people were killed.
Turkey remains in a state of high tension, though the government says it has the situation fully under control.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erodgan has said he will rid the country’s institutions of the “virus” of those who oppose him.