10 January 2013
The Paris bureau of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) was attacked by unknown people in the French capital Paris late yesterday, resulting in the deaths of three.
One of the founders of the PKK in 1978, Sakine Cansız, Kurdistan National Congress' (KNK) Paris representative Fidan Doğan, and Leyla Söylemez were found dead in the office, located near Gare du Nord station.
The women were alone in the office at noon yesterday, the Kurdish association representative Leod Edart said, daily Le Parisien has reported. Their bodies were discovered at around 01:30-02:00 a.m. this morning.
French police have launched an investigation into the incident.
The three women were all found shot in the head, but the investigation will unveil further details, according to a police source.