Stormy protests at the Israeli Consulate in Ankara

A stormy rally is being held at the moment at the Israeli Consulate in Ankara where Turkish people gathered to protest against Israel’s attack on ships carrying aid to Gaza, local media reported.

The six-ship convoy carrying aid for Palestinians and led by a Turkish vessel with at least 500 people on board set sail for Gaza from international waters off Cyprus on Sunday in defiance of an Israeli-led blockade of the territory. The flotilla was expected to arrive near Gaza at about 9 am Monday, according to officials.

Israeli forces on Monday attacked the ships, killing up to 16 and wounding more than 60 others. It is reported that IDF’s forces are waiting for arrival of the captured foreign ships at Ashdod port.

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