Turkish man accidentally shoots himself while praying in Istanbul
ISTANBULA man has accidentally shot himself with his gun while performing prayers in the Ümraniye district of Istanbul.
The man, identified only by the initials E.A., was immediately rushed to hospital after the incident at a local masjid.
The incident reportedly took place as E.A., a lawyer, was reportedly praying in a masjid after finishing his fast-breaking iftar meal. He was accidentally shot in his leg when the registered gun he was carrying on his waist was knocked and he tried to put it back in its place.
E.A. is reported to be in a stable condition and he continues to receive treatment.