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Austria: Turks react to pro-PKK demonstration

Brawl between Turks residing in Austria and sympathizers of PKK terror group ends after security forces intervene

Askin Kiyagan   | 25.06.2020
Austria: Turks react to pro-PKK demonstration FILE PHOTO

VIENNA

Turkish nationals living in Vienna reacted Wednesday to a demonstration held by sympathizers of the PKK terror group.

A brawl erupted after the two sides exchanged words in an area of Vienna where Turks and other foreign nationals reside.

According to a report by the Heute daily, police officer Markus Dittrich said one person was arrested.

Dittrich said security forces stepped in following the brawl, which lasted about two hours.

*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas

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