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Mahir Çetin

Mahir Çetin was attacked by 20 and beaten to death in Kaş, Antalya by racists because he was speaking Kurdish… 
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Ten workers were killed at a construction site in Istanbul when an elevator carrying them suddenly plunged to the ground from the 32th floor late on Sept. 6
Turkish riot police on Sunday fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters in Istanbul, a day after 10 workers were killed when a lift crashed to the ground from the 32nd storey of a building. Police stepped in when more than 1,000 people gathered near the construction site in Istanbul’s upscale Mecidiyekoy district to express their anger at Turkey’s lax workplace safety measures, an AFP
A pedestrian overpass in Istanbul collapsed after being hit by a dump truck last week, causing the death of a minibus driver and proving once again that being alive in Turkey might be a matter of luck. There are too many examples to cite in one news article, but here are some awkward ways to die in Turkey

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