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Turkish president receives heroes of Vienna attack

Erdogan receives Recep Tayyip Gultekin, Mikail Ozen who risked their lives to help people in recent terror attack in Vienna

Mehmet Tosun   | 30.12.2020
Turkish president receives heroes of Vienna attack

ANKARA

The president of Turkey on Wednesday received two Austrian-Turks credited for risking their lives to save an injured woman and police officer in a terrorist attack in Vienna.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan received Recep Tayyip Gultekin and Mikail Ozen at the presidential complex in the capital Ankara, said a statement by Turkey's Presidency.

Earlier, Erdogan had spoken to Gultekin and Ozen over the phone.

On Nov. 3, a deadly terror attack struck Vienna, leaving four people dead and 22 wounded.

* Writing by Seda Sevencan

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