Five vehicles set on fire in İstanbul’s Beyoglu

A group of unknown assailants set ablaze five vehicles in an arson attack in İstanbul’s Beyoglu district on early Friday.

The incident took place on Haciahmet neighborhood at around 5 a.m. According to eye witnesses, some unidentified men poured flammable material on the vehicles, set on fire them and escaped the scene quickly. Over the tip-off of the residents, police and fire crew arrived at the scene. Along with the resident fire fighters extinguished the fire. The vehicles destroyed greatly in the incident.

Police launched an extensive search to seize the assailants.