Turkish police fire tear gas to disperse anti-Israel protesters

ByREUTERS
July 18, 2014 09:38

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon on Friday to disperse protesters who pelted the Israeli consulate in Istanbul with stones in protest at Israel's ground offensive on Gaza.

Demonstrators waved Turkish and Palestinian flags, chanted slogans and smashed consulate windows with sticks and rocks.

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