Two police officers killed in accident involving Claudia Roth's convoy
ŞIRNAK – Doğan News Agency
The accident happened when a car in the convoy crushed to another car at the Şırnak province, southeastern Turkey. DHA photoTwo police officers died and one officer was heavily injured in a car crash in the convoy escorting the co-chair of the German Green Party Claudia Roth near Diyarbakır on March 29.
The accident happened when a car in the convoy crushed to another car at the Şırnak province, southeastern Turkey.
The convoy was returning from the Iraqi border town Cizre where Roth had meetings with several local associations and activists. She had been welcomed by Hanım Onur, a member of the municipal assembly, who is being investigated as part of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) probe and recently released after her daughter’s leukemia was reported in the media. Roth had also visited the Habur border between Turkey and Iraq.
The accident took place during the return of the convoy from the Şırnak province to Diyarbakır. Roth was seemingly in shock after the accident. An investigation has been launched into the incident, the local police department has stated.