Abdullah Karacan, general president of the Turkish union DİSK/Lastik-İş (Rubber and Chemical Workers’ Union) was assassinated today while visiting union members at a Goodyear factory in the city of Adapazarı.
Regional president of Lastik-İş Mustafa Sipahi and shop steward Osman Bayraktar were also hit by the gunman. Bayraktar remains in critical condition after the attack.