DIYARBAKIR, Turkey – Deputy Head of the ruling party’s office in the Lice district of Turkey, has been shot and killed in an armed attack Friday midnight.
Orhan Mercan, married and father of four, was shot in front of his house Friday around midnight in Lice and then pronounced dead at the hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The head of the party’s district office has told the Turkish media that it was a “terrorist” attack.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Lice district is located in the Kurdish province of Diyarbakir, southeast of Turkey.