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Turkish lawmaker dies two days after collapsing during rant

(JNS) — A member of the Turkish parliament, Hasan Bitmez, died on Thursday, two days after collapsing while delivering an anti-Israel rant on the plenum floor.

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced his death.

The lawmaker, who apparently suffered a heart attack while speaking to the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, was saved by his colleagues, who also had him rushed to the hospital.

Turkish lawmaker gets heart attack right after saying Israel will ‘not be able to escape the wrath of God’. I guess he couldn’t escape it either.

Bitmez, a 54-year-old member of the Felicity Party, fe...


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