Turkey: CHP blasts Israeli air raid on Anadolu office

By Baris Gundogan

ANKARA (AA) – Turkey's main opposition party has condemned Saturday's Israeli warplane attack on the building in Gaza where the Anadolu Agency has its local office.

“We condemn the Israeli attack on the Gaza office of Anadolu Agency, which was founded by [Turkish Republic founder] Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, ” Faik Oztrak, Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesman, told Anadolu Agency on Sunday.

Oztrak also conveyed his best wishes to the employees of Anadolu, Turkey's premier news agency.

On Saturday, Israeli warplanes hit the building in Gaza which houses Anadolu Agency's office with at least five rockets. No injuries or death were reported, but the building collapsed to the ground.

  • Writing by Diyar Guldogan and Sena Guler