Three Kurdish women shot in Paris

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Source: Firat News

Three Kurdish women activists have been found dead with gunshot wounds to the head in Paris early this morning. 

One of the women is Sakine Cansiz, a co-founder of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party). The other two women killed are Fidan Dogan, 32, representative of the KNK (Kurdistan National Congress) in Paris and Leyla Söylemez.

French Interior Minister Manuel Valls described the killings as “intolerable”. The motive for the shootings is unclear. “The scene [of the crime] could give rise to the idea that this was an execution, but the investigation will have to establish the exact circumstances of this incident,” a police source told French reporters. Mr Valls is now at the scene of the shootings.

“These assassinations are intolerable, and I hope the inquiry will make rapid progress but let’s allow the investigators to do their work,” he told France-Info radio.

The Federation of Kurdish Assocations in France…

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