The Turkish police saved from lynching a man who attacked a statue of Ataturk

© AP Photo / Burhan OzbiliciСотрудники law enforcement bodies of Turkey in Ankara. Archival photoThe Turkish police saved from lynching a man who attacked a statue of Ataturk© AP Photo / Burhan Ozbilici

The Turkish police saved from lynching by angry mob of Turkish citizen Farouk Timisela who tried using the axe to destroy the monument to the founder of the Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in the town of Sakarya in the North-West of the country, transmits television channel NTV on Monday.

It is reported that attacked the monument for a long time suffers from a mental disorder. After the police failed to protect Tamils from lynching, he was taken to the police Department, where gathered a large group of people demanding violence against him. The police managed to handle the situation and to push the crowd away. An investigation has begun.

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