Turkey elections: Opposition campaign bus pelted with stones
08 May 2023 | 3:27 pm
The campaign bus of Ekrem Imamoglu, the mayor of Istanbul, was attacked while he gave a speech. He was making an appearance in the conservative stronghold of Erzurum before next week's elections.
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