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Eight arrested in leftist protests in Turkey

   
InternationalProtests by leftists demonstrators held in Istanbul on Sunday, resulted in six men and two women being arrested after clashes between the demonstrators and the police turned violent, Anatolia news agency said. Demonstrators rallied in the city's Kucukcekmece district to commemorate the shooting death of a left-wing militant during an army raid in the east of the country in June.



Protesters lobbed firebombs at the police who ringed the demonstrators.

Several officers inside an armored vehicle were forced to flee to safety after it was hit by a firebomb.