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Turkish Security Forces Clash With Antigovernment Protesters

Riot police fire tear gas at protesters during clashes in Hatay.
Demonstrators clashed with police in southern Turkey on September 11 for a third straight night.

Clashes also broke out in parts of Ankara and Istanbul.

In the southern city of Hatay, a group of about 200 people confronted police, who then responded with tear gas and water cannons.

The unrest came a day after the funeral of a 22-year-old protester whose death at a protest has reignited antigovernment anger in Turkey.

The death of Ahmet Atakan on September 8 under disputed circumstances renewed a protest movement that had cooled after thousands took to the streets in June to express discontent over Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

Based on reporting by AP and Reuters