The 70-year-old Kiliçdaroglu, the leader of the Republican people's party (CHP), mugged by a group of people in Ankara on Sunday. It was at the funeral of a Turkish soldier killed in clashes with the kurdish guerrilla group PKK.
the CHP has recently won the local elections in Istanbul and Ankara, which was held on 31 march, which is a huge defeat for the president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his governing party, Justice and development party (AKP). During the election campaign accused Erdogan repeatedly CHP to support the PKK.
shows how Kiliçdaroglu gets beaten. Then encircle the attackers to a house where he had taken shelter while they shout slogans. The CHP leader blames the AKP for having provoked the attack.
the AKP announces at the same time that one of the arrested is a member of the party and that he is now at risk of exclusion.
”the Incident is being investigated thoroughly. We are against all forms of violence and terror. We can never allow anyone to harm the peace in Turkey”, said Erdogan on Twitter.