Funeral held for five police officers killed in twin bombings in Istanbul
ISTANBULA funeral was held at Istanbul police headquarters on Vatan Avenue in Fatih for five police officers who were killed in twin bombings in Istanbul late on Dec. 10.
Third-degree police chief Vefa Karakurdu, police chief Kadir Yıldırım and police officers Adem Oğuz, İlker Uylaş and Hasan Bilgin were laid to rest.
A number of ministers, local authorities and police officers attended the funeral.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım also attended the ceremony.
Turkey’s chief rabbi, İshak Haleva, was among the religious representatives to attend the funeral for the killed police officers.