Second person dies after Istanbul protest violence

A protester runs away as Turkish riot police use water cannons to disperse protesters during a demonstration in the Okmeydani district of Istanbul, on May 22, 2014A second person died from his injuries on Friday after being hit by a grenade explosion during violent clashes between police and protesters in Istanbul the day before, a senior official said. The death toll has risen to two,” Istanbul governor Avni Mutlu told reporters. Mutlu added that at least eight police officers and another person had been injured during clashes in Istanbul overnight.

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