Axar.az
UP
18 January 2018


Spanish football holds minute's silence for Istanbul

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Spain's top football league 'LaLiga' will hold a minute's silence in memory of Saturday's deadly terror attack victims in Istanbul.

According to official press statement from 'LaLiga', a minute's silence will be observed ahead of the "LaLiga Santander Matchday 15 and LaLiga 1/2/3 Matchday 18 matches scheduled for 11 and 12 December, in memory of the victims of last night's two terrorist attacks close to the Besiktas stadium in Istanbul, Turkey."

"LaLiga would like to express its abhorrence of any type of violence and show its support and solidarity with the victims and families directly affected by this barbaric act. These acts of violence have no place in the world of sport, or any other sphere," the statement added.

The decision is already underway as a minute's silence was observed at Eibar - Alaves match that ended 0-0.

On Saturday evening, a first explosion occurred outside a football stadium in Istanbul's Besiktas district when a car bomb was detonated two hours after the end of a Turkish league football match between Besiktas and Bursaspor.

The second one -- a suicide bomb attack -- came just seconds later in Macka Park in the same neighborhood. The suicide bomber blew himself up after police noticed him, according to the interior minister.

The terror attacks left 38 people martyred, including 30 riot police officers and 7 civilians. One body has not been identified yet. Over 150 others were wounded in the attacks.

A total of 13 suspects have been arrested so far.

Date
2016.12.11 / 22:48
Author
Axar.az
Comments
loading...
See also

‘Bahrain feels free to violate human rights’

Syria warns Turkey against Afrin military operation

Over 120 French prison inmates stage riot

War on Korean Peninsula closer than ever

Macron's wife lost all her friends - Biography

Erdogan receives Palestinian teen Fawzi al-Juneidi

Putin invites CIS states to become EEU observers

Syria ready to destroy Turkish aviation if they attack

Ukraine’s parliament passes law on Donbass reintegration

India test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla