Protestors detained in Istanbul, Konya and Bursa in protests against the US bombing of Afghanistan....
In the protest staged outside the Beyazt Mosque in central Istanbul protestors chanted slogans saying, damn America, Government resign and Turkish soldiers can not be soldiers for Bush.
The groups also set an American flag on fire and displayed a banner saying that America was a terrorist state.
Police detained a small group of demonstrators who insisted on continuing their protest after the prayer service. Police prevented representatives of the media from getting close to the protest.
Elsewhere in Turkey, in the central Anatolian city of Konya police some 41 protestors were detained after demonstrations took place with a further two arrests in the north western city of Bursa.