In Batman, two armed men cut the way of HDP (Democratic Party of Peoples)’s announcement car, broke its windows and wounded the driver with the rifle butt, left his face in blood.
According to the news in Dihaber, the driver of the announcement car, Celal İlgen, explained the attack as follows: “I was driving towards the İpragaz neighborhood from the side of Çağlayan tire seller. In the alley a white car with a 23 plate cut my way. The two attackers who got off the car insulted me first. Then he pulled out a gun and broke the car’s window and attacked me with the rifle butt and punches. They pointed the gun at me and at that moment I got away from there with a quick move. If I had not left there with the car, the attackers would shoot me. The city surveillance cameras can see the place clearly where attack happens.“
“AK Party, Governor and the Police are Responsible for the Attack”
HDP Provincial Co-Chairman Ikram İrgi talked to the press about the attack and said: “This is not an ordinary attack. AKP is attacking HDP because it knows that it is starting to lose in Turkey and especially Batman. We condemn this attack. AKP, the police and the governor are responsible if the perpetrators are not revealed. The perpetrators of this event must be revealed immediately. AKP, the governor and the police are responsible for the attacks and provocations that may occur from now on. Either they will make these events stop or take the responsibility.”