One police killed, two others wounded resulting by detonation of improvised explosive device planted by People’s Protection Units (YPS) in Turkey’s southeastern Nusaybin district of Mardin province.
Attack has been launched against police conducting operations launched on March 14 to close the ditches, remove the barricades, and dispose the explosives in the district.
Three police officers wounded in the explosion and taken into Nusaybin State Hospital.
One of the officers couldn’t be saved despite all the efforts.
Curfews in Nusaybin
October 1-6: Mardin Governor declared a curfew in Girmeli, Eskihisar, Tepeüstü, and Kayadibi neighborhoods of Nusaybin district. The curfew lasted six days.
November 13-26: People couldn’t go out for 14 days in Mardin’s Nusaybin. Curfew was suspended for one day to enable people to provide their vital needs. Nine people lost their lives during the curfew.
November 29 – December 3: Curfew lasted five days in Nusaybin.
December 6-9: Curfew declared on December 6 lasted three days.
December 14-25: Curfew was declared again in Nusaybin. The curfew imposed on four neighborhoods was suspended on December 18 between the hours of 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 11 neighborhoods were added to the curfew on December 21. The curfew was lifted on December 25.
Nusaybin is one of the 10 districts of Turkey's southeastern province of Mardin. The population is 97,156. Its southern neighboring country is Syria.
Its Co-Mayors are Sara Kaya and Cengiz Kök from Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
November 1, 2015 General Election Results
HDP (% 89,38), Justice and Development Party (AKP) (% 8,62), People's Republican Party (CHP) (% 0,63), Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) (% 0,55)
June 7, 2015 General Election Results
HDP (% 90,42, AKP (% 6,53), MHP (% 0.80), CHP (% 0,37)
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