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02/13/2014 03:04 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

These Shocking Images Show A Reporter Getting Blasted By A Water Cannon In Turkey

Zeynep Tufekci, a professor at the University of North Carolina, tweeted these horrifying images of a Turkish reporter getting knocked down by the blast from a water cannon:

The reporter was covering protesters demonstrating, as Al Jazeera wrote, "against a bill tightening control of the Internet as well as demanding the release of army officers jailed for plotting a coup."

Tufekci later added more details about the shocking scene:

There was also video posted, showing just how forceful the blast was:

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First Look Media's Andy Carvin identified the reporter as Hüsna Sari:

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