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Turkish Security Forces torn down a bridge of a village which said ‘no’ at the referendum

The bridge that has been connecting Beytüşşebap district and Pınarbaşı neighborhood in Şırnak, is demolished with diggers by soldiers. People from neighborhood claims, the reason of this demolisment is that they didn’t vote ‘yes’ in referendum.

The bridge that has been connecting Beytüşşebap district and Pınarbaşı neighborhood in Şırnak, is demolished with diggers by soldiers.

Bridge was on the river which was dividing neighborhood and district center from each other, and demolishing the bridge under heavy security measures just three days after April 16 referendum drew some attention.

TRUSTEE MADE IT BUILT FOR 50 THOUSANDS TL

In 2016, trustee have been appointed to municipality and bridge was made by this municipality, which cost 50 thousands TL. After this demolishment, the distance between district center and neighborhood increased to 14 kilometers from 4 kilometers.

PEOPLE FROM NEIGHBORHOOD: THEY DEMOLISHED THE BRIDGE BECAUSE WE DIDN’T SAY ‘YES’

People from neighborhood reacted to this demolishment which happened without any reason were given.

According to DİHABER, while they claim that the bridge is demolished because they didn’t vote ‘yes’ in referendum, official authorities haven’t made any statement about this situation.

In referendum, the result in this neighborhood was 36 ‘No’ and 2 ‘Yes’.

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