Turkish kebab restaurant owner in Portugal becomes famous after mob
ISTANBULA Turkish kebab restaurant owner in the Portuguese capital Lisbon has become an Internet hero after he defended himself with meat cleaver when a violent mob descended on his store.
According to reports from Portuguese media, a group of 50 young people raided into Mustafa Kartal’s restaurant Palácio do Kebab in Don Luis Street on April 25 after leaving a party, firing guns.
“Give kebab, give money,” Kartal recalled the youths saying.
The mob attack was also was recorded on video, showing Kartal defending himself with a meat cleaver.
Kartal, meanwhile, vowed to keep doing his business, though it has been only a month he opened his business after arriving in Lisbon four years ago.
In addition, Portuguese social media users also reacted to the attack, sending consoling messages and giving the restaurant five-stars on the its Facebook page in solidarity.