Hundreds gather in Ankara for funeral of policemen
Dateline: Ankara - 20 July 2016
Date: 07/20/2016 03:59 PM
Ankara – 20 July 2016
1. Relative crying over coffin of police officer Cagdas Tamkoc
2. Various of opposition party (Nationalist Movement Party) leader, Devlet Bahceli (with badge and burgundy tie) arriving at funeral
3. Wide of Parliament chairman, Ismail Kahraman (white hair and glasses) arriving at funeral
4. Various of official and family at funeral of two policemen
5. Various of guard of honour carrying the coffins
6. Various of relatives at funeral
Hundreds gathered in Ankara's Kocatepe mosque for the funerals of two policemen killed in clashes with elements of the military who took part in a coup attempt last weekend.
Faithful and family took part in the funeral ceremonies as clerics recited Islamic
Zafer Koyoncu was killed in Ankara's Golbasi police station that was heavily destroyed in a gunfight between rebel military units and police.
Cagdas Tamkoc was killed in Trabzon, a city in the Macka area of the Black Sea, in an attack branded by the authorities as a terrorist attack. No further details were made immediately available.
Last week's failed coup attempt triggered a massive crackdown on dissenters by government authorities.