Turkish main opposition deputy CHP leader shot wounded
AYDINBülent Tezcan, the deputy chairman of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), has been wounded, daily Hürriyet reported on its website on Oct. 29.
Tezcan was shot on his foot while he was in a restaurant in the Aaegean province of Aydın, the report said.
He was taken to Adnan Menderes Hospital in the province and his condition is not said to be life-threatening.
CHP Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Özgür Özel has said that "CHP will bring the ones responsible of the attack to account via staying in the boundaries of law."
The assailant, identified as Alparslan Sargın, left the restaurant after shouting a slogan, CNN Türk reported. He was caught a short while after.