Turkish shepherd shot and killed after crossing into Armenia

Posted on August 2, 2013 • Filed under: Border Crossings, Eurasia, Expatriate Killed

According to todayszaman.com, a state security institution from Russia announced that they are investigating the shooting of Mustafa Ülker, a Turkish shepherd who was shot dead on the Armenian border near Turkey’s Kars province. According to reports, the 35-year-old Turkish shepherd had crossed to the Armenian side of the border to retrieve a lost sheep and was shot dead by guards patrolling the Armenian border. Reports further stated that the soldiers opened fire on the shepherd without giving a warning. Read article

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