Funeral of HPG guerrilla Mehmet Süleymanoğlu held under military blockade
The funeral of HPG guerrilla Mehmet Süleymanoğlu, who fell as a martyr in the clash in the Xana Kelê countryside of Hazro, was held under military blockade.
The body of HPG guerrilla Mehmet Süleymanoğlu, who fell as a martyr in the clashes that broke out on 17 June in the rural area of Hazro, in Xana Kelê, was taken by his family from Diyarbakır Forensic Medicine Institute (ATK) after the DNA test matched the family’s one.
Süleymanoğlu's body was taken to Cirnoqî district in Hazro, where he was born, in a convoy made up of the Association for Assistance and Culture with Families Who Lost Their Relatives in the Cradle of Civilizations (MEBYA-DER), Mesopotamia Language Culture and Research Association (MED-DER) Representatives of the Democratic Regions Party (DBP), the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and the Association for Assistance and Solidarity with Arrested and Convicted Families (TUAY-DER).
At the entrance of the neighbourhood, the soldiers stopped the convoy and did not allow anyone other than family members to attend the funeral. The remains of Süleymanoğlu, whose religious duties were fulfilled by his family members, were buried under military blockade.