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Journalist Rohat Aktaş, 8 other people's bodies identified

24 February
16:15 2016

MARDİN (DİHA)-Rohat Aktaş, the editor and reporter from Azadiya Welat Newspaper, and eight people's bodies which were sent to a temporary the Council of Forensic Medicine (ATK) in Habur identified by their families after receiving DNA samples from their families.

After massacre in Cizre's basements, many dead bodies have been sent to Habur Border Gate in Silopi. Three more dead bodies were sent to Habur from Şırnak State Hospital. Number of dead bodies in Habur rises to 65. As the identified process of bodies has continued, nine of them have been identified by their families. Their names are ; Rohat Aktaş, the editor and reporter of Azadiya Welat Newspaper, Tuğba Eminoğlu, Adil Küçük, Selim Turay, Mahmut Duymak, Umut Ürek, Metin Karane and Mahsum Erdoğan.

Tuğba Eminoğlu's family came to Habur to take their daughter's body. Rohat Aktaş's family, meanwhile, left for Silopi.

eanwhile, one unidentified body was buried in Şırnak without imforming his family. According to report received, the body was identified as Mehmet Yılmaz

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