50 migrants escape from repatriation center in Istanbul
Some 50 migrants escaped on Saturday from a repatriation center in Istanbul, local media reported.
The migrants waiting to be deported at the Kumkapi Repatriation Center located in Istanbul's Fatih district first set fire to the duvets and beds, the Hurriyet daily said.
Around 50 of them managed to run away after breaking the door, the daily said, noting the police opened fire into the air in an attempt to stop them.
The police have launched an investigation, the press reports said.