Many reported wounded as attacks by security forces continue in Silvan
As intense attacks by Turkish security forces continue in Silvan district of Amed, many people have been wounded but remain in the conflict area as they cannot be taken to hospital due to the ongoing heavy attacks.
As intense attacks by Turkish security forces continue in Silvan district of Amed, reports say that many people have been wounded but remain in the conflict area as they cannot be taken to hospital due to the ongoing heavy attacks by Turkish forces.
Only two of the wounded civilians, Mehmet Cevat Kartalkuş (56) and Hayriye Hüdaverdi (70) could be taken to Silvan State Hospital so far. Both have been referred to an Amed hospital following an initial treatment here.
In the meantime, the ID of the two minors killed in the attacks of state forces in Konak neighbourhood have been verified as 16-17 years old Vedat Akcanım and 17 years old Deniz, whose surname could not be verified yet.
The attacks of Turkish forces from tanks are reportedly going on in Tekel, Konak and Mescit neighbourhoods in the district, while another police unit patrolling in armoured vehicles Diyarbakır Street of Bağlar neighbourhood have attacked the inhabitants with gas bombs and water cannons.
On the other hand, police forces have detained deputy co-mayors Zuhal Tekiner and Kerem Canpolaten, vice co-mayor Mehmet Karakoç and counsellor Gülistan Kılıç, who went to the Konak neighbourhood to reach the wounded civilians following the artillery fire opened from tanks today.
The detained administrators were taken to the district Police Department and released later as police said they were taken into custody for security reasons.