Vengeance Unit claims actions against police in Amed

The group said two policemen were killed by their militants.

A group calling themselves ‘Martyr Mervan Amed Vengeance Unit’ claimed responsibility for two actions that targeted police in Amed (Diyarbakır) on August 15 and 17.

In a written statement, the group said that their members targeted the police station in Amed’s central Bağlar district with improvised explosive devices on August 15. While the number of policemen killed or wounded here couldn’t be clarified, damage occurred on the police station and the police cars around.

In the other action, the group hit the special operations police in Fatih neighborhood in Bağlar district on August 17. According to the statement, two special operations police were killed and one other wounded in the action.

The group denounced that the media of the fascist Turkish state distorted the incident as an accident in a bid to hide the truths from the public opinion.