Last two wounded Turks in Gaza aid flotilla back to Turkey

14:31, June 05, 2010      

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The last two Turkish citizens wounded in the Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla returned to Turkey on Friday, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.

A plane of the Turkish Health Ministry carrying the two Turkish citizens landed at Etimesgut Airport in the Turkish capital of Ankara, according to the report.

Three Turkish citizens who were wounded in the Israeli attack returned to Ankara four hours ago.

On May 31, an Israeli raid on the international aid flotilla with more than 600 people on board killed at least nine people and injured nearly 30 others.

Eight of the nine killed were Turkish citizens, and the other one was a U.S. citizen of Turkish descent.

Bodies of the killed nine activists, 19 wounded activists and 466 others were brought from Israel to Turkey by six planes late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

Source: Xinhua

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