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Published: Thursday March 13, 2014 MYT 7:01:08 AM
Updated: Thursday March 13, 2014 MYT 7:02:02 AM

Turkish protester dies from injury in Istanbul clashes - official

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish protester died on Wednesday from a head injury sustained during a clash between rival groups of demonstrators in Istanbul, a local official from the ruling AK Party told CNN Turk television.

"There were two groups attacking the police and one youth suffered a head injury ... and lost his life," Aziz Babuscu, the AK Party's Istanbul provincial head, told the broadcaster.

(Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Leslie Adler)


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