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Protesters and police clash at rally in Turkey

04/02/13 07:39 CET

Violence flared in southern Turkey when riot police clashed with a group of protesters demonstrating in support of the Kurdish community in Syria.

Thousands had gathered for a demonstration organised by the pro-Kurd Peace and Democracy party.

Clashes broke out when protesters chanted banned refrains in support of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan.

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