Chinese man attempts suicide at Istanbul airport
Hürriyet photoA Chinese man attempted to committed suicide while sitting at a cafe at Istanbul Airport, Doğan news agency reported March 19.
The 33-year-old passenger, who was waiting to board a Turkish Airlines flight to Beijing, attempted to kill himself by slitting his wrists.
Peng Li, who was working as an engineer in the northwestern province of Sakarya, sat at a café for a while before he tried to go behind the counter. When he was stopped, he grabbed a nearby bottle and began cutting his wrists.
Police forces and paramedics immediately intervened, stopping Peng as he cried out in English that he was Chinese and people who wanted to kill him were chasing him. He also said he needed protection, the agency reported.
Peng was taken to Çapa Hospital for treatment.