Turkey: Bulgarian journalist injured during Istanbul protests

Posted on June 17, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Expatriates Injured, Mediterranean

According to a novinite.com reports, a well-known Bulgarian TV journalist, Elena Yoncheva, who is known for her footage from the hottest spots across the globe, has been injured while reporting on protests in Istanbul. A teargas grenade, fired by the police, has truck her in the leg, causing a torn ligament and blood vessels tear. “We were filming Sunday afternoon as the police were attacking a group of demonstrators with teargas, and ended between the two groups. I was talking to a protester when a teargas grenade hit me in the leg, and I felt a sharp pain and could not walk,” the journalist told the Bulgarian news agency BTA. Read article

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