DİYARBAKIR – Anadolu Agency
A former head of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) youth branch was killed on Aug. 31 in a gun attack in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır. the Hurriyet Daily News reports
Unknown assailants attacked Yunus Koca, who was a pharmacist, in front of his drugstore in Diyarbakır’s central Yenişehir district. Koca was badly wounded and rushed to hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Security forces have opened an operation to find the assailants, while the police are investigating whether the attack was linked to terrorist groups in the area.