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Irish tourist filmed fighting with shopkeepers in Turkey says ‘they messed …

Turkish media identified the tourist as Mohammed Fadel Dobbous, a Kuwait-born Irish national who has become something of a social media hero 1 after the grainy CCTV footage of his fight was aired on TV.

Speaking in a thick Irish-Kuwaiti accent, Mr Dobbous told Turkey s Show TV that he was shocked the incident escalated so quickly after he accidentally spilled some bottles of water from a drinks cabinet

Irish tourist filmed fighting with shopkeepers in Turkey says ‘they messed with the wrong man’

Turkish media identified the tourist as Mohammed Fadel Dobbous, a Kuwait-born Irish national who has become something of a social media hero 1 after the grainy CCTV footage of his fight was aired on TV.

Speaking in a thick Irish-Kuwaiti accent, Mr Dobbous told Turkey s Show TV that he was shocked the incident escalated so quickly after he accidentally spilled some bottles of water from a drinks cabinet.

He also revealed that while Turkish media reported that he was a professional boxer, he was in fact just training , adding that he didn t do proper fights unless necessary .

Mob of Turkish shopkeepers attack an Irish tourist with chairs and sticks after he accidentally knocks over some water bottles… only to come off…

Video allegedly shows Irish tourist being attacked in Istanbul Fight started after he accidentally caused bottles to fall out of fridge Shop owner attacked with a stick before being joined by a mob of others Irishman takes on mob himself as they hit him with sticks and chairs | 43 View comments 1 A video allegedly showing an Irish man fighting off a mob of Istanbul shopkeepers who attacked him with sticks and chairs in the middle of a busy street has gone viral in Turkey.