Prosecutors in Konya say initial evidence points to long-running feud, but victims’ family say attack was racist.
Turkish authorities said on Saturday that 10 suspects have been arrested over the killing of seven people from an ethnic Kurdish family in Turkey’s central Konya province. Family members say the attack was ethnically motivated, while authorities blame a long-running feud between two families.
Seven people from the Dedeoglu family were killed in a brutal gun attack on Friday.
A statement from the Konya prosecutor’s office said initial evidence pointed to an ongoing fight between two families who lived in the same area.
The prosecutor’s office said in a statement that enmity between the two families dates back to 2010. Two fights in 2021 led to investigations, in which