A leading pro-Kurdish lawyer has been shot dead in south-eastern Turkey during a gun battle between police and unidentified gunmen.
A security footage shows the killing of a policeman by attackers who allegedly killed Tahir Elçi, the Diyarbakır Bar Association head, moments later
The US Embassy in Turkey and EU Ambassador extends condolences to Tahir Elçi, the Diyarbakır Bar head killed on Nov. 28, and a policeman, who was also shot dead during the attack
Diyarbakır Bar President Elçi has been killed in the conflict, which has left a police officer dead and three others wounded following his press statement.
Diyarbakır Bar Association head Tahir Elçi was killed on Nov. 28 in the crossfire during an armed clash after holding a press conference in the Sur district of Diyarbakır with a group of lawyers
Upon the killing of the head of Diyarbakır Bar Association, Tahir Elçi, head of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations (TBB) Metin Feyzioğlu called all heads of bar associations in Turkey to go to Diyarbakır
A curfew was announced in the southeastern town of Sur, where the Diyarbakır Bar Association head Tahir Elçi was killed early on Nov 28