Turkey hit by fresh attacks on women

Turkey hit by fresh attacks on women

ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
Turkey hit by fresh attacks on women

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With Turkey still in shock after the brutal killing of 20-year-old Özgecan Aslan, news reports of violence against unfortunately continue without stopping.

In the latest stories of horror, a 23-year-old woman was killed after allegedly being run over by her boyfriend in the southern province of Antalya, while a 19-year-old man was caught raping a 12-year-old girl in a minibus after beating her in another southern province, Hatay.

In Antalya, the 23-year-old woman, only identified by her initials H.A., was allegedly run over by her boyfriend, 29-year-old Ş.K., after the two got into a fight inside the car late on Feb. 19. The man started to drive as H.A. opened the door to try to get out of the car, and H.A.’s head ended up being crushed under the rear wheel. 

Meanwhile, 19-year-old A.Ş. was caught while attempting to rape a 12-year-old middle school student in the southern province of Hatay. A.Ş. allegedly approached the girl in a minibus before beating her up and wounding her with a knife.Police arrived at the scene after receiving a notice, finding the minibus’ window blinds closed and A.Ş. raping the girl inside the vehicle. The man was detained and arrested by the police.
Meanwhile, in another case that has recently hit headlines, the neighbors of Kübra Kart, a woman who was chopped into 52 pieces by her allegedly mentally ill husband p in Istanbul, admitted hearing noises but said they did not take any action.