DOCTORS ARE ON STRIKE
The strongest reaction to the murder of Neurosurgeon Dr.Yıldırım Demirci by terrorists came from doctors.
Today the doctors in Kirkuk State Hospital and Azadi hospital went on strike. The doctors manifested their feelings against the incident today by shutting down their surgeries.
The health personnel in Kirkuk state hospital refused to work today and demanded that the murderers of Dr.Yıldırım and his brother Zeyneabidin be found and brought before justice. The director of the hospital Kerim Veli Cemil spoke on Türkmeneli Television and vigorously condemned the incident. The head of Turkmen health workers association Celil Otrakçı said that they had gone on strike to protest the attack directed at Turkmen doctor Yıldırım Demirci.
Kirkuk City Deputy Chief of Police Colonel Adil Zeynelabidin and the doctors said that Dr.Yıldırım was a man of science and the loss of his demise did not only affect his family but all the inhabitants of Kirkuk. In the meantime, the Kirkuk Doctors Syndicate and Kirkuk Pharmacists Union declared their strikes. The doctors and pharmacists refused to open their workplaces in reaction to the martyring of Dr.Yıldırım Demirci. The head of Dental surgeons union of Kirkuk Dr.İbrahim Halil Said and head of Turkmen Doctors Union Fuad Zeydan said they would go on strike to protest the attack which had cost the life of Dr.Yıldırım.