Violence in the city of Diyarbakir, Turkey

Tensions are high in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir after unknown assailants killed the head of an aid organization linked to a right-wing Kurdish party in Turkey. His death resulted in confrontations between rival Kurdish groups that left 3 others dead and 4 injured, including 3 journalists.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to this city should be cautious and avoid any public or political gatherings since they may become violent without notice.

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