The pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Adana Yüreğir District Organisation building was attacked by an unidentified person or persons yesterday night, on 17th of February, and explosives were thrown at the building, MA reported.
The attack also caused a fire due to explosives thrown on the balcony of the building. The fire was extinguished as the surrounding residents arrived at the scene, while HDP members came to the district building and notified the police.
Immediate noticing of the attack prevented the fire from growing
HDP Adana published a message from its official account right after the attack.
“Molotov and gun attack was carried out on our Adana Yüreğir HDP Building. The immediate noticing of the attack prevented the fire from growing. Right now, crime scene investigation is carried out in our building… The necessary explanation will be made tomorrow.”
Adana Yüreğir İlce Binamıza Molotoflu ve silahlı saldırı düzenlendi. Saldırının hemen fark edilmesi yangının büyümesini engelledi. Şu an olay yeri inceleme ilçe binamızda… Gerekli açıklama yarın yapılacaktır. @TulayHatim @kemalpekoz@HDPgenelmerkezi pic.twitter.com/qLUnmECZMh
— HDP Adana İl Örgütü (@hdp_adana) February 16, 2022
From time to time racist attacks are carried out in Turkey against the HDP buildings. On 17th of June an armed assailant stormed the HDP building in Izmir province of Turkey and killed a woman official Deniz Poyraz.
On the 28th of December, again, an armed assailant in Istanbul, Turkey, made a failed attempt to storm an office of the HDP and was detained only as the police arrived after a long wait.