PKK supporters allegedly try to torch bus full of passengers in Istanbul
AA PhotoA group of suspected PKK sympathizers allegedly attacked a bus in Istanbul's Şişli district yesterday, throwing Molotov cocktails at the vehicle while passengers were still on board, private broadcaster NTV reported on its website.
The group first allegedly attacked the bus with sticks and stones when the driver stopped at a traffic light. The attackers then allegedly threw Molotov cocktails at the vehicle as passengers struggled to get out.
The group allegedly continued to throw explosives at the passengers after they exited the vehicle. The driver then managed to put the fire out with a fire extinguisher.
Investigations are ongoing to identify the assailants.