Daesh bombing in Diyarbakir targeted detained Kurdish lawmakers: HDP

Daesh bombing in Diyarbakir targeted detained Kurdish lawmakers: HDP

Turkey’s Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on Saturday said the target of the Daesh-claimed bombing that killed 11 and wounded more than 100 in central Diyarbakir were its detained lawmakers, Kurdistan24 reports.

An online press release on the HDP website revealed its co-chairs Figen Yuksekdag and Selahattin Demirtas as well as the MPs Gulser Yildirim, Nursel Aydogan, Sirri Sureyya Önder, and Ziya Pir were under detention at the Turkish police station two hours before the 7:53 a.m. attack that rocked Baglar district.

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