Erdogan stopped his speech following the crash, calling on paramedics to help people in the crowd before resuming his address, according to Turkish journalist Engin Bas, who was at the event.
Just talked with the emergency officials. Confirmed 11 slightly injured
— Engin Bas (@enginbas) July 16, 2017
Several bloodied people were filmed being carried from the event on stretchers.
Two people were hospitalized for their injuries, and five others were treated on-site, Hurriyet reports.
Erdoğan speech briefly interrupted when TV drone apparently fell from sky. Just saw 6 or 7 people led away by medics.
— Laura Pitel (@laurapitel) July 16, 2017
Tens of thousands gathered outside the parliament in Istanbul for Sunday’s event, and to commemorate the 250 people who died during last year’s botched coup attempt which triggered a massive
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