One killed, four wounded in clashes in Turkey’s southeast
MARDİN – Doğan News Agency
DHA PhotoA woman has been killed while four others, including the woman’s two children, have been wounded in clashes between the militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and security forces in Turkey’s southeastern Mardin province.
Clashes between the security forces and the youth wing of the PKK, the outlawed Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) ensued on the second day of a curfew in Mardin’s Nusaybin district.
A woman was killed while four others were wounded as YDG-H militants attacked security forces that were working on filling trenches on Çağdaş Street on Nusaybin’s Fırat neighborhood.
Selamet Yeşilmen, a 44-year-old woman, was killed during clashes on the same street. Yeşilmen’s daughter Sevcan, 14, and her son Fırat, 10, were also wounded.
A man identified as Yılmaz Tutak, 40, who ran to help Yeşilmen and her children was also injured.
All wounded persons were transferred to Nusaybin State Hospital for treatment where Selamet Yeşilmen succumbed to her wounds.
Meanwhile, a man identified as Abdulhakim Aytimur was also wounded when an unknown object hit him in the back.
Aytimur was also brought to Nusaybin State Hospital, though he was not mortally wounded.