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Turkish president stops man from jumping off bridge

Dec 26, 2015

Turkish president stops man from jumping off bridge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has talked a man out of jumping off a bridge, the president’s office says. Television footage on Friday showed Erdogan’s motorcade stopping on Istanbul’s Bosporus Bridge, where a man was apparently contemplating jumping off. Erdogan’s aides are heard telling ...