Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Man sets Orthodox church on fire in Istanbul with Molotov cocktail

An unidentified man set Aya Triada Orthodox Church on fire in Istanbul's Kadıköy district on late Tuesday evening with a Molotov cocktail. Below is a video taken by a bystander showing the man setting fire to the church. Details of the incident were not clear, the man was detained by police shortly after and the fire was quickly extinguished. The man in the video is heard saying, 'I will revenge the al-Aqsa mosque'.
The next day, hundreds of protesters marched against this attack, demonstrating solidarity with Christians and other oppressed groups.  

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