Gendarmerie and police attack a village in Şırnak

In the village of Oyalı in İdil, Şırnak, the inhabitants were attacked by the military and police, and their electricity is to be cut off.

The village of Oyalı (Qesra Develê) in Idil district of Şirnak was occupied by units of the police and gendarmerie (military police) on Tuesday morning. In the village, the Green Left Party won 80 per cent of the votes in the parliamentary elections on 14 May. Apparently, electricity is to be cut off in the village with over 3000 inhabitants.

The Turkish forces used water cannons and tear gas in the raid. People in the village are resisting state terror and say they are collectively punished because of the election results.