Turkey: 19-year-old singer attacked after threats


After appearing on the Turkish talent show Sesi Çok Güzel on national tv, the 19-year-old singer Mutlu Kaya reportedly received death threats and was attacked in her home, reported Agence France-Presse and Hurriyet on 18 May 2015.

The assailant fired a bullet into the house through a back window in the garden, and Mutlu Kaya was shot in the head. She was seriously injured and remains in critical condition.

The Posta newspaper reported that Mutlu Kaya had been threatened by relatives after travelling to Istanbul to take part in the contest.

» Read more on www.theguardian.com

» and www.hurriyet.com.tr (in Turkish language)

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