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Riot police fires rubber bullets and tear gas at LGBT rally in Istanbul

Several hundred policeman surrounded the city`s main Taksim Square to prevent the demonstration taking place during the Muslim holy month of Ramzan. Photograph: (Getty)

AFP Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey Jun 19, 2016, 02.43 PM (IST)
Turkish riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a rally of about 50 members of the LGBT community in Istanbul on Sunday, an AFP correspondent said.

Several hundred policeman surrounded the city`s main Taksim Square to prevent the demonstration taking place during the Muslim holy month of Ramzan
(AFP)
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