THE RATE OF ARMED VIOLENCE COMMITTED INDIVIDUALS INCREASED 61 PERCENT
When compared with 2015, the rate of personal armed violence has increased by 61 percent.
Some 35 percent of the incidents involved guns, 40 percent of the crimes were committed with rifles, 20 percent with sharp objects like knives.
Marmara region is at the top of crimes committed with personal arms.
The most violent provinces are that; İstanbul, Adana, İzmir, Antalya, Gaziantep, Bursa, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Tekirdağ.
Umut foundation declared the report and urged authorities to make weapons possessions more difficult.