Children of Fire Initiative claims actions in 4 cities

The Children of Fire Initiative claimed responsibility for the burning down of four factories, an international company representative office, a recycling warehouse and a café-bar in Kocaeli, Manisa, Sakarya and Istanbul.

In a written statement, the Children of Fire Initiative stated that it is "time for revenge" against the occupation and persecution carried out in Kurdish lands and announced the details of the actions they had carried out in five cities in three days.

Accordingly, an olive oil factory “belonging to Turks” was set on fire in Gebze, province of Kocaeli on 7 August.

A large furniture factory was set on fire in Manisa on 8 August. It was established that all the items in the factory were burned.

On 8 August, the Toyota Company Representation, which provided Toyota vehicle parts to the Turkish police, was set on fire in Sakarya. Another factory was also caught in the flames. The Initiative said: "Great material damage has been done to AKP fascists."

On the same day, a recycling warehouse was burned in Kartal, Istanbul. It was stated that a café-bar next to the warehouse was also burned.

On 9 August, a pallet factory "belonging to Turks" was set on fire in Gebze, province of Kocaeli.