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Eight killed in Turkey over land dispute

At least eight people were killed and four wounded Saturday in Turkey\'s Diyarbakir province during an armed clash erupted over a land dispute between two families, Xinhua reported.

Published: 28th July 2013 11:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2013 11:33 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

At least eight people were killed and four wounded Saturday in Turkey's Diyarbakir province during an armed clash erupted over a land dispute between two families, Xinhua reported.

It all happened as a gunfight broke out between the Ustun family from Baskoy village and the Ek family from Karatepe village in Bismil town.

"Two wounded people were taken to a hospital in Batman province and another two wounded were taken to Diyarbakir Training and Research Hospital for medical treatment," said Governor of Diyarbakir Mustafa Cahit Kirac:

The incident was being probed.

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