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Turkish PM caught up in violent protest

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Turkish PM caught up in violent protest


Violence between police and protesters has erupted in north east Turkey ahead of a political rally at which Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was due to speak.

Those opposed to the ruling AK party hung banners that read ‘Get out of Hopa’, where the rally was to be held.

One person died, after suffering a heart attack according to reports. People in the area are angry at government plans to construct a number of hydroelectric dams in the region.

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