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(Hürriyet Newspaper, 18 April 2012)
Yesterday in Istanbul, glassware salesman Orhan Akbulak parked his
car, sitting within which was his relative Nurcan Şentürk (23), next to
a restaurant on Kazıklı Road and went in to settle some accounts. At
this time, the young woman turned the car key and the car flew into
Nearby citizens rescued Şentürk, who said 'I wanted to smoke
a cigarette so I needed to open a window. When I turned the key the car
all of a sudden took off.' Restaurant owner Ali Alemdar, who saved the
young girl explained what happened thusly: 'I was checking on my
flowers in the garden. The car flew into the water. Myself and two
other friends dove into the water. It was difficult to open the door
because of the pressure but we got the young girl out.'
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(Sözcü Newspaper, 18 April 2012)
In Izmir Şirvan Turan (35) opened a grocery store after her divorce
in order to educate her daughter. The night before last a person with a
gun, wearing a ski mask and holding an unfurled umbrella to hide his
identity from the security camera, entered the store and demanded
money from the register. But the 1.58 meter tall Turan stood up to
the robber, grabbed an adze that she hides under the counter and hit
the man on his hand. Turan then chased after the fleeing robber.
She said 'I want that man captured.'