The footage shows that eight Turks trapped an American soldier and put a bag over his head in October 2011 in the Aegean province of Bodrum, protesting the events that took place in 2003 in Suleymaniye, in which Turkish soldiers were detained with bags over their heads by American troops. DHA Photo
Turks have attacked American
soldiers and tried to put bags over their heads in the
southern province of Antalya, daily Hürriyet reported today.
attackers, who were reportedly members of the Turkish Youth Association (TGB),
at first verbally attacked the American
soldiers, who had left an American
aircraft carrier moored off of Antalya
intervened in the incident and detained the seven men when they tired to put
bags over the American
group of TGB members gathered in front of the police station to protest the
detention of their friends.
The detained men were later released.
A group member
said they had put bags over the heads of the American
soldiers in response to
the deaths of two Turkish soldiers who were killed when a Turkish jet was
downed off the coast of Syria June 22.