Turkish police fire tear gas to break up protest at Istanbul square

  • by: BERZA SIMSEK , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 6, 2013 - 2:35 PM

ISTANBUL — Turkish police fired volleys of tear gas at protesters who tried to enter a cordoned-off park near Istanbul's landmark Taksim Square on Saturday, hours after the city's governor warned the demonstration was illegal and participants would be dispersed.

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