In the Turkish province of Aydin on Saturday, October 29, was assassinated the Deputy Chairman of the opposition Republican people’s party (CHP) of Turkey Bulent the Turkish party, according to local newspaper Hurriyet.
The attacker wounded the Turkish party in the right leg when he was in the restaurant with colleagues in the party. After the incident, the politician was taken to hospital, now his life is not in danger.
RIA “Novosti” with reference to the Turkish TV channel NTV reports that the man shot out the opposition, was soon arrested by police.
According to preliminary data, the suspect was detained in Kusadasi. He was a Turkish citizen Alparslan Sargun. At the moment, the local police find out the motive for the attack and establish the circumstances of the incident.
Republican people’s party is the leading opposition force in Turkey. It was created in 1923 by Kemal Ataturk, and in 1995 merged with the Social democratic people’s party United left party, retaining the name, reminds TASS.