There were no injuries in the attack on the Turkish Football Federation building, where the presidential floor is located. It was reported that up
There were no injuries in the attack on the Turkish Football Federation building, where the presidential floor is located. It was reported that up to seven bullets hit the building. The attackers fled the scene with a vehicle while the security forces that arrived at the scene examined all the cameras. It was claimed that the bullet was not aimed at the office of TFF president Mehmet Büyükekşi.
Security forces arrived at the scene and launched an investigation. The police were working in the surroundings where the attack took place, viewing the images captured by the security cameras.
Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya spoke out regarding the armed attack on the TFF: “I strongly condemn the armed attack on the administrative building of the Turkish Football Federation in Riva. A full-scale investigation into the attack has been launched.”
A bullet hits former player Hamit Altintop
They report that a bullet that entered the room while the board of directors was in a meeting, hit the curtain located near Hamit Altıntop, a former Real Madrid and Galatasaray footballer and current member of the federation’s board. He was saved at the last moment.
Glass shards were said to have hit Altıntop’s neck, but he is fine.
Hamit Altıntop said that as soon as they heard the shots, they fell to the ground: “The friends in the board of directors thought that I was injured. God protected us. I hope they find the criminals.”