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Turkish protesters clash with police

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:55

Sept. 11 - Police arrests protesters after clashes continue into the night with protesters rallying against the death of a demonstrator in the southern province of Hatay earlier in the day. Sophia Soo reports.

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Turkish police fired teargas and water cannons as anger erupts across the country following the death of a protester earlier in the day. Demonstrators used fireworks and flashed laser beams at the police. A 22-year-old died in the early hours of Tuesday during a demonstration in Hatay province in the south of the country. The cause of the young man's death was in dispute, with witnesses saying he was hit in the head. Police said he fell from a rooftop. Anti-government demonstrations have largely cooled since early July, but there have been sporadic protests in Istanbul, Ankara and Hatay.

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Turkish protesters clash with police

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 00:55