-IRAQI TURKMEN FRONT TURKEY REPRESENTATIVE DR. HİCRAN KAZANCI CONDEMNED THE TERROR ATTACKS EXECUTED IN KIRKUK THE PREVIOUS DAY.
10 SEPTEMBER 2012- Iraqi Turkmen Front (ITF) Türkiye Temsilcisi Dr. Hicran Kazancı, condemned the bomb attacks executed in Kirkuk killing 9 and injuring 62 persons.
Kazancı specified in his written statement that two individual bomb attacks had been organized in Kirkuk the previous day; one attack carried out in Keyvan, 15 kilometers from Kirkuk with a car filled with explosives killed 5 while the attack carried out in Tuzhurmatu killed 4 persons.
Kazancı expressed his deep sorrow and stated that people had been killed and injured also in the two suicide bombing attacks which took place adjacent to the National Investigation and Information Directorate on the Baghdad Road of Kirkuk. Kazancı continued as follows:
“Terror has revealed its ugly face in Kirkuk once again. May the mercy of Allah be with those who lost their lives and I extend condolences and patience to their families and relatives. I hope those who were injured get well soon.”
Kazancı drew attention to the recent escalation of terror attacks carried out against Turkmen and continued by saying.
“These atrocious attacks carried out in order to incept ethnic conflict among the Turkmen people will not be successful. We anticipate that the perpetrators are determined as soon as possible and placed before justice to ensure peace and stability in the country. I believe that our nation will retain restraint in the face of these actions against stability, unity and peace in Iraq and act with good judgment.”