Two Kurdish civilians killed by Turkish police in Amed

AMED (ANF) – Two Kurdish civilians killed by Turkish forces in besieged Sur district of Kurdish Diyarbakir province on Monday while dozens wounded. The Kurdish civilians have been identified as Şiar Salman and Şerdil Cengiz.

Protests and resistance have spread across the main Kurdish city Amed in the wake of the police crackdown on demonstrators marching to Sur in protest at state repression earlier today.

As crackdown by state forces and resistance by the people continues on Gevran Street of Ofis area, youths have built up barricades and lit fires on streets in response to the attacks by police forces. Demonstrators in Koşuyolu and Yenişehir are being attacked with gunfire and shots are heard from Koşuyolu area.