Women’s rights activist shot dead in Sulaimani

10/4/2022 2:10:58 PM
 Nagahan Akarser was a women’s rights activist, editorial board member of the Jinology journal.
 photo: KurdSat English
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The identity of the woman killed in Bakhtiari neighborhood this morning was revealed.

The woman walking down a street was confronted by a man and later took out a pistol and shot her 11 times, killing the woman instantly, KurdSat English reporter said.

A car parked inside the garage of a nearby park was damaged from the shooting, the housekeeper told KurdSat English.  I went out and saw a shot woman.  She was lying dead, the housekeeper noted.

The woman was Nagahan Akarser. She was shot dead near her house in Bakhtiari neighborhood of Sulaimani this morning, KurdSat English reporter said. She was over 45 years old, and her body was taken for mortuary for further examination, according to the local police.

Following her murder, the killer fled and is still at large.  Sulaimani security forces are looking for him.

Nagahan Akarser is a women’s rights activist, editorial board member of the Jinology journal and a member of the Academic Center for ynecology. He was from Konya in Turkey but she is ethnically Kurdish. The Jinlogy Journal is run and owned by the PKK. 

 

The site where Akarser was shot

The vehicle nearby shot by the shooter 


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