Two shot dead inside polling station in Turkey's Malatya

In Malatya's Pötürge district, two people died in a fight during the voting process
Sunday, 31 March 2019 11:56

Two people shot dead in a fight during the voting process of the municipal elections in Malatya's Pötürge district.

A debate started between two groups in the room where the ballot box was set soon turned into a fight, according to the sources. Hasan Aktaş and İlyas Aktaş were shot dead during the fight.

Security forces detained the person who fired the gun, it is reported.

Felicity Party (Saadet Partisi), an Islamist political party supporting the Nation's Alliance against the ruling AKP, made a statement about the event, saying that the nephew of the AKP candidate in the district killed the two observers from the Felicity Party.