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Diyarbakır Governorship announced that the curfews declared in 12 villages in Lice and Hazro districts of Turkey's southeastern province on March 2 were lifted as of March 5, 9 a.m.
The above-mentioned villages are: Dibekköy, Çağdaş, Yolçatı, Tepe, Kabakaya, Ortaç, Yalaza, Bağlan, Çavundur, Dolunay and Oyuklu villages of Lice province and Çitlibahçe village of Hazreo province.
The governorship has also announced that curfews were declared in 18 villages of Lice province to be in effect as of March 5, 7 a.m. for a planned operation until further notice.
The villages of Lice which are currently under curfew are: Örtülü, Tuzlaköy, Hedik, Kıralan, Yamaçlı, Dernek, Saydamlı, Bayırlı, Yalımlı, Akçabudak, Kılıçlı, Ulucak, Yorulmaz, Baharlar, Yaprakköy, Yünlüce, Güldiken and Üçdamlar villages.
Lice is located in the northeast of Diyarbakır. Assyrian epitaphs in Lice prove that settled life dates back to 7,000 BC.
Sub-Governor of the district is Osman Uğurlu, Co-Mayors are Rezan Zuğurli and Harun Erkuş from DBP.
According to data in 2014, the population is 26,427.
November 1, 2015 general election results
HDP % 95,83, AKP % 2,98, CHP % 0.39, MHP % 0.34
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