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Prominent Turkish academic Ahmet İnsel said on the night of June 3 that he knew a young boy who had lost his eye after being shot with a plastic bullet during the Gezi Park protests in Istanbul.

In an interview with private broadcaster CNN Türk, İnsel said the young boy had undergone an operation to remove the bullet in his eye.

He also said the boy preferred to remain anonymous, and was injured on the Talimhane side of Taksim Square.

June/04/2013

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