University secretary general killed in northern Turkey
Muhittin Sağlam. DHA PhotoKastamonu University Secretary-General Muhittin Sağlam has been killed after being shot in front of his house last night, daily Hürriyet has reported.
Sağlam was hit by four bullets in various parts of his body and was heavily wounded by the time he was brought to the hospital.
Doctors tried to save Sağlam's life in the following hours, but all attempts failed.
Dr. Ahmet San, who received the wounded Sağlam following the attack, told members of the press that the bullets "went in from the right and came out of the left."
San added that doctors believed he had been shot at close range.
Kastamonu University Rector Seyit Aydın arrived at the hospital soon after the attack and told reporters that he "hoped security forces would unravel the details of the crime as soon as possible."
Kastamonu’s prosecutor said an official statement would come once the evidence had been inspected and a proper investigation had been conducted, according to Hürriyet.
The motive and the suspects behind the attack remain unknown.