German-Kurdish singer Hozan Canê is released from her Istanbul prison, after being arrested and convicted in 2018 for allegedly being a member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party. She is currently barred from leaving the country as her trial will continue on October 20.
Two bombs, one detonated by a suicide bomber, near the Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, kill at least 29 people and injure more than 150 others. Ten people have been arrested in relation to the bombings.
Two women attack the U.S. consulate in Istanbul with automatic rifles. No fatalities are reported, and one of the attackers, wounded during the exchange of fire, is captured. The Revolutionary People’s Liberation Army-Front (DHKP-C) claims responsibility.
Large parts of Turkey experience a power outage affecting public services and infrastructure including air traffic control, trams, and subways in Istanbul. As much as 65% of the country is without power.
Thousands of people shouting "death to Israel" gather at Sarayburnu port in Istanbul to welcome back the MV "Mavi Marmara", draped with a banner containing faces of the 9 people killed during the Gaza flotilla raid.