Turkish daily says headquarters attacked by pro-Erdogan group

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting at the presidential palace in Ankara, August 12, 2015Supporters of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Sunday stormed the headquarters of the Hurriyet newspaper in Istanbul after accusing the daily of misquoting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the publication said. A group of 150 people chanting slogans supporting the AKP pelted the offices of Hurriyet in Istanbul’s Bagcilar district with rocks, knocking out windows and the front door. Riot police intervened to disperse the group, Hurriyet said on its website.

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