Unidentified assailants have opened fire at a convoy carrying chairman of Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in northeast Turkey. The convoy was headed to Artvin's Ardanuç district from Shavsat district, and was attacked near Yanıklı village.
Military helicopters have reportedly been requested to the region.
Early on Thursday, CHP Chairman Kılıçdaroğlu arrived in Kars province by plane and came to Artvin's Şavşat district with his convoy to address the people.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a phone call to the governor of Artvin and received information about the incident.
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