30 Mar 2006 REUTERS/Anatolian News Agency
(AP) Riot police fired water cannons and used pepper spray to disperse stone-throwing Kurdish rioters Wednesday in a second day of violence that an official said left at least three people dead and 250 injured in southeastern Turkey.Gov. Efkan Ala said 2,500 to 3,000 rioters, including many children, participated in the two days of clashes in Diyarbakir after funerals for Kurdish guerrillas killed by Turkish troops last week. Full article
Kurdish protesters hurl stones at Turkish para-military police standing behind an armoured personnel vehicle during clashes in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir March 30, 2006. Thousands of Kurdish protesters lobbed stones and Molotov cocktails at Turkish police on Thursday in a third day of street battles in which three people were killed and more than 250 others wounded.