HDP Delegation: 7 People Died in Cizre District

HDP delegation explained 7 people died in two days and some quarters had neither electricity nor water and the hospital had only one doctor, in Cizre.

There was a curfew since Friday in Cizre district of Şırnak province, in southeastern Turkey. A delegation from Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) explained 7 people died for two days in Cizre district.

"Two citizens (Hacı Ata Borçin (70) and Xetban Bülbül (65)) died of heart attack, a baby died since he couldn’t be taken to hospital, a 10-year-old girl and two young people were shot and totally 6 citizens died.”

According to the statement of HDP, the names of people who were shot dead by police: Cemile Çağırga (10), Sait Çağdavul (19), Mehmet Emin Levent (21).

The deceased baby, Mehmet Tahir Yaramış, was 35-days old.

According to the news of Yüksekovahaber.com, an armored vehicle allegedly opened fire against Cemile Çağırga and the girl died. The body of Çağırga has been kept at her home due to the police blockade.

Again according to the news of Yüksekovahaber.com, Osman Çağlı (18) was shot dead by snipers.

First delegation of HDP who visited Cizre district included Diyarbakır deputies Sibel Yiğitalp, Nursel Aydoğan, Antep deputy Mahmut Toğrul, Şırnak deputy Aycan İrmez ve Cizre Co-Mayor Leyla Birlik.

Second delegation of HDP included Leyla Güven, Ziya Çalışkan, Ayşe Acar Başaran and Mehmet Ali Aslan.

Curfew in Cizre district has been going on since September 4 at 8 p.m. (NV/BD)

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İstanbul - BIA News Desk

07 September 2015, Monday