Woman murdered by husband in Ağrı

In the province Ağrı a woman has been murdered by her husband. The victim is G.L., a mother of three children, who lived in the village of Mendelix (Gözlüce) in the Hewaran (Hamur) district. The offender L.L. fired three shots at her. The woman could not be rescued despite efforts by the ambulance service and emergency doctor.

After the incident the place was sealed off by the Turkish military police (gendarmerie). The perpetrator has been arrested.

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