Public reacts to PKK’s road blocks
BINGOL - The public reacted to PKK when they attempted to burn down the cars that they stopped at the entrance of Bingol. PKK said they would shoot anyone who attempts to go near them after they seized the ignition of the cars.
The incident scene is recorded moment to moment from mobile phones of the public. Hundreds of civilians were seen in the images and it was observed that the PKK stopped the cars at gunpoint and gathered them altogether.
“Listen to the public and don’t burn down vehicles”
The group that the PKK gathered on the roadside showed their reactions by saying “You say that you fight for this country, then why do you not listen to the public, don’t burn vehicles”, “Who’s vehicles are these?”
“Whose vehicles are they?”
The public reacted to the PKK by saying, “Are those cars owned by the government or Kurdish people? Respect peoples work”, “These cars are owned by people. It is their means of income. Did you ever ask for their owners?”
“I’ll shoot anyone who comes near!”
The PKK who got angry to the reactions of the public threatened them by saying, “We will shoot anyone who comes near the cars, do not come.”
While the PKK was attempting to burn down the vehicles the police came and conflict began. The drivers of the vehicles tried to protect themselves by hiding behind the vehicles and lying on the ground. It was reported that after the incident the PKK escaped and there was no one dead or injured. (ILKHA)