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Office of Turkish Opposition Newspaper Attacked in Ankara - Reports

© AP Photo / Emrah GurelTurkish police
Turkish police - Sputnik International
The Ankara office of the Turkish newspaper Hürriyet Daily News came under attack on Saturday, according to information portal Sumhuriyet.

According to police, the attackers fired from a passing car and fled the scene.

​Based on the preliminary data, six bullets were shot into the building shattering windows.

No one was hurt during the attack. Local authorities immediately launched an investigation.

Hürriyet is considered to be an opposition newspaper and one of the major print media of ‘Dogan group. The media group has recently faced increased criticism from the authorities. The offices of the newspaper had been attacked several times, but firearms were never used in previous attacks.

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