Body of missing Turkish sergeant found in stream
HAKKARİ – Anatolia News Agency
DHA PhotoThe body of a missing sergeant was found today in a stream in the eastern province of Hakkari’s Şemdinli district, where he accidentally fell on May 5.
Sergeant Gökhan Günbey fell into the Hacıbey Stream while he was trying to cut the ropes of an informal cable bridge, reportedly used by smugglers in the town of Derecik near the Iraq border.
Rescue teams came from Ankara and Van, assisted by local villagers, who continued the rescue work today. However, the body of the sergeant was found in the stream, 500 meters away from the place he had fallen.
The body will be sent to Hakkari after an autopsy.