Gunshots near President Erdoğan’s Istanbul home cause panic, two detained
The gunshots reportedly came during a heated disagreement between two people inside a pick-up truck. AA PhotoGunshots fired near the Istanbul house of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan caused a minor panic in the area on the morning of Sept. 14, leading to the intervention of the president’s bodyguards.
The gunshots reportedly came during a heated disagreement between two people inside a white pick-up truck driving close to Erdoğan’s home in the Kısıklı neighborhood on Istanbul’s Asian side. The quarrelling duo was eventually separated by the bodyguards, before both were detained by police.
Bomb technicians were also called to inspect the pick-up truck for explosives.
No official statement has yet been made regarding the incident.