Three killed in deadly dispute in Turkey's Gaziantep

Three killed in deadly dispute in Turkey's Gaziantep

Three people were killed and five were injured after an argument between a Turk and Syrian escalated into a deadly shooting yesterday in the Turkish province of Gaziantep.

The incident in the Hoşgör district started as an argument that erupted between Turkish citizen Mustafa Okan, 46, and an unidentified Syrian living in the area on the same street.

As the dispute escalated the relatives of the two men joined the argument with knives and rifles, leading to the death of Okan and his son.

Police reportedly arrived at the site of the incident and warned a Syrian firing his gun randomly to stop shooting. The Syrian was then injured in a police shooting and was dispatched to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, Hurriyet daily reported.

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