Kurdish protesters on a street in Diyarbakir
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Clashes as Turkish Kurds protest over Kobane policy

At least 12 people have been killed in clashes between Kurdish protesters and police in Turkey, reports say.

Riot police used tear gas and water cannon in a number of towns and cities as the disturbances spread across the country.

Protesters are unhappy at perceived Turkish inaction in defending the town of Kobane in Syria from an attack by Islamic State militants.

  • 08 Oct 2014
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