PKK murdered 30 peasants in Pınarcık this day 30 years ago
MARDIN - 30 years have passed since the PKK massacre, in which 16 children, 6 women, totally 30 people were murdered in the village of Pınarcık in the town of Ömerli, Mardin.
It has been 30 years since the PKK slaughtered 30 villagers, including children and women, in Ömerli's village of Pınarcık (Xerzikê Erebo) on 20 June 1987.
Sixteen children and six women were targets of bullets in the Pınarcık massacre, one of the most brutal murders committed by PKK in the history of Kurdistan, totally 30 villagers had lost their lives as a result of the attack.
The similar attacks of the assassination which babies also murdered took place in different regions in the next periods. PKK, targeting the Kurdish people who do not believe in themselves and does not think like themselves, has either killed or reasoned to be killed thousands of Muslim Kurds in the past 40 years.
Şeyhmus Yavuz (77) named uncle, who continues living in the village of Pınarcık, 20 kilometers away from Ömerli, said that he lost 17 members, all his family members in the attack 30 years ago, including his wife and 5 children, were murdered.
Yavuz said that they had not forgotten the massacre and they would never forget and that they had carried the pain in their hearts like the first day. He stated that the PKK attacked to the villages from three sides and they resisted until the end of the ammunition.
“Killing one person in our religion is like killing the whole humankind,” Yavuz said, “Now what was our guilt, what was the guilty of those children and babies, what a shame. What kind of unscrupulousness was that? If they had consciences, they would not have done this massacre. They are remorseless. Our wish that those kinds of massacres not to happen again.”
Yavuz said that the PKK who set fire to houses, even fusilladed 6-month-old babies, even set fire on the animals, expressed that the massacre would not be forgotten in this direction.
PKK described the massacre as “noble action”
PKK, which tried to form an empire of fear on the people with the brutality it committed, and burning villages, killing baby, child, woman, elderly, young, without discrimination, undertaken the massacre through Serxebûn magazine. The Serxebûn magazine stigmatized the peasants who were massacred in the village of Pınarcık as “gang”, announced that the PKK had done it, boasting of the massacre.
The massacre that the PKK called “noble action” is the 66th issue of Serxebûn, published in June 1987, which states: “Pınarcık action has revealed the facts that no one can distort. The team consists of 80 equipped ARGK people have surrounded the village near Ömerli and the gangs were destroyed.” (ILKHA)