Alan, Galip and their mother laid to rest in Kobanê
The two children and their mother who drowned in Bodrum while trying to get to Europe have been laid to rest in their hometown Kobanê.
The two children and their mother who drowned in Bodrum while trying to get to Europe have been laid to rest in their hometown Kobanê. The co-chair of Kobanê Canton Executive Council called on the people from Kobanê to return immediately to the town and continue their lives there.
The two children, 2 years old Alan and 3 years old Galip and their mother Rihan Kurdi, who drowned while trying to get to Kos island of Greece from Bodrum town of Turkish city Muğla have been laid to rest in Martyr Dicle Cemetery in Kobanê today. The funeral was attended by Kobanê Canton Executive Council Co-chair Enwer Müslim, HDP Urfa deputies Dilek Öcalan, Leyla Güven, İbrahim Ayhan, CHP vice chair Sezgin Tanrıkulu and other canton administrators.
'KOBANÊ PEOPLE SHOULD RETURN TO THEIR HOMETOWN'
Speaking at the funeral, Kobanê Executive Council co-chair Enwer Müslim said the Kobanê resistance drew world-wide attention and added that they will continue to defend Kobanê and stand against terror as they have done up until now altogether, young and old alike. Müslim said many have got mobilised around the resistance and achieved a victory, and called on everyone to continue supporting Kobanê.
Müslim ended his words with a call to all the peoples of Kobanê to return to their hometown, saying; "Kobanê is a completely liberated place now. People should immediately return to their town and continue their lives here”.