Turkish singer laid to rest by thousands in Istanbul

ISTANBUL (CIHAN)- Turkish rock singer Murat GIebakan who died of cardiac arrest at the age of 45 in Istanbul on Thursday, was laid to rest by thousands of people, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoIan, in Istanbul.

Funeral prayer of GIebakan was performed at Fatih Mosque and body of GIebakan was sent to his hometown Adana for burial.

GIebakan, who had been receiving chemotherapy for cancer since 2009, entered an Istanbul hospital at the beginning of this year after being diagnosed with pneumomicosis. The singer was in the intensive care unit of the hospital for almost two weeks.


Friday August 1, 2014 SOURCE: CIHAN
Funeral prayer
Duration: 02:20