Şirin Sarak shows the place where her husband Suphi Sarak was shot dead on September 8, 2015 in Botaş Street, Cizre. Traces of Suphi Sarak’s blood remain on the gate of the home of their neighbour Bahattin Sevinik. Sevinik had been fatally shot through the window of his home and, hearing Sevinik’s brother shout for help, Sarak had rushed out to assist and himself been shot dead. Witnesses reported that the street was full of armored vehicles at the time.
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