Deputy Governor of Uludere attacked by a group of Kurdish citizens to protest 35 civilians killed
Deputy gov attacked as BDP warns against official visits to Şırnak
The deputy governor of Uludere district where 35 civilians were killed in a botched air raid were attacked by a group of people.
Deputy Gov. Naif Yavuz was traveling to Gülyazı village to offer condolences to families of the killed when a group of people wielding sticks attacked him and hurled stones at Yavuz.
Do not come to Uludere, says BDP
Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) deputy Hasip Kaplan has warned against any visits from state officials to the village of Uludere after Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay announced he would visit the village to offer his condolences.
“The people do not want to see them [state officials] right now,” Kaplan said. “If they come here, we would not be able to control the young people.”
“Everyone will be armed,” Kaplan said and added any state visit to the village would act as a provacation.