A moment of silence for the victims of the Paris attacks was booed by Turkish fans Tuesday during a friendly game against Greece, Reuters reported.
Reuters reporter Ece Toksabay tweeted that the fans booed the minute of silence before breaking out into a chant of “Allah Akbar.”
Istanbul fans boo minute of silence for Paris attacks, chant "Allahu akbar" before Turkey vs Greece soccer friendly
— Ece Toksabay (@ecetoksabay) November 17, 2015
Video posted online showed the disruption and seemingly captured the chant (see the two minute mark of the YouTube video below).
— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) November 17, 2015
[youtube YbYWhdLO43Q nolink]
99.8 percent of the Turkish population is Muslim, according to the CIA World Factbook.
The disruption came at a game attended by both the Turkish and Greek prime ministers.
The terror attacks in Paris left at least 129 dead and scores more injured. It was the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II.