Turkish nationalists attack headquarters of pro-Kurdish party, newspaper

Turkish nationalists hold flags and chant slogans outside the headquarters of the Hurriyet newspaper on September 8, 2015, in IstanbulAn angry crowd on Tuesday attacked the Ankara headquarters of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party, in a night of nationalist-tinged violence across the country, reports and officials said. Dozens of nationalist protesters marched on the the headquarters of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara, throwing stones and ripping down the sign outside, pictures broadcast by the CNN-Turk channel showed. “Our headquarters in under attack but the police is not performing its duties,” the party said on its official Twitter feed.

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