Semi-trailer truck set on fire in İstanbul’s Eyup

A group of unknown assailants set on fire a semi-trailer truck in İstanbul’s Eyup district on early Tuesday.

The incident took place at around 1 a.m. in Guzeltepe neighborhood. Reportedly, some men neared the truck which had been parked in the area for 10 days. The men set ablaze the vehicle pouring flammable material onto it. Over the tip-off of the residents, police and fire crew arrived at the scene quickly. The assailants escaped the area before the police arrived. Fire fighters put off the fire which damaged the trick partially.

Two more semi-trailer trucks were set on fire by unknown individuals on December 4 in the same area. Police launched an investigation into the incident.