Local newscaster reports news in military uniform
BURSA – Doğan News Agency
DHA PhotoA newscaster working for a local TV channel in the Marmara province of Bursa has reported in military uniform, in a move to stand by the security forces fighting against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the country’s eastern and southeastern regions.
Seyfettin Aras, the newscaster for Süper Kanaltv in Bursa’s İnegöl district, reported prime-time news in military uniform to protest the recent PKK attacks targeting security forces and to show moral support in their fight against the militants.
“We are mourning as a nation. We are suffering because of the latest incidents, as it is in all around Turkey. Perhaps, we may not be with those people physically but at least let our hearts be with them. We decided to break the news in this way to damn the PKK terrorist organization,” Aras said.
It is not the first time Aras broke the news in an unconventional way. In February, he broke the news with the light of a latern to protest power outages that paralyzed the district for three days.