Turkish dailies mostly covered in their Thursday issues two missing Turkish pilots whose bodies were found in the seabed in the Eastern Mediterranean after their plane was downed by Syria on June 22, a flash flood in northern Turkey, Turkish government's new regulations over c-section, and a hostage incident in Germany which killed five people including a Turkish national.
"Not a disaster, it's a murder" headlined daily Cumhuriyet saying nine people lost their lives including six children in a flash flood caused by torrential rains in the Black Sea port city of Samsun.
Hurriyet daily headlined "Sad news from 1,260 metres" regarding the two Turkish pilots of a Turkish military jet which was shot down by Syria on June 22. Pilots were found on Wednesday in Eastern Mediterranean after 12 days of search and rescue efforts.
Another topic that was published in dailies was a set of new regulations over c-section. The new code allows c-section only if it is medically necessary and doctors who perform the operation cannot be held responsible for any complications after procedure. Doctors who violate the new regulation will be fined with up to 1,000 Turkish liras.
Yeni Safak headlined "Military academy amnesty" and according to a new regulation, students who left the academy in their own wish or were expelled from the academy after 1997 will not pay any compensation fees.
Turkish dailies also wrote about the killing of five people in a hostage standoff in Karlsruhe, Germany, including a Turkish national. The Turk, who was reported to be locksmith, who were taken hostage along with four other people by a gunman resisting eviction from his apartment. The gunman killed four hostages and before shooting himself to death.
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Turkish dailies on Friday covered Turkey and Iraq's agreement to act in concert against the ISIL threat, and Turkish president's official visit to Algeria, as well as the claims by opposition leader Kilicdaroglu that the government is spying on his party