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Turkish MPs injured in punch-up in parliament

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Turkish MPs injured in punch-up in parliament


Three Turkish MPs have been injured after a debate in the parliament in Ankara turned into an all-out brawl.

The politicians were supposed to be discussing whether there should be an inquiry into Turkish Islamist militants fighting in neighbouring Iraq and Syria.

In the end parliament had to be adjourned.

The incident came just days before the country was due to vote for a new president.

It is not the first time things have come to fisticuffs; in February an MP from the opposition party ended up with a broken nose, while another from the ruling party had broken fingers.

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