Başbağlar massacre

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The Başbağlar massacre (Başbağlar Katliamı) is the name given to the 5 July 1993 event in which 33 civilians were killed, and the village of Başbağlar Turkey near Erzincan burnt down.wikipedia
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Başbağlar

The Başbağlar massacre (Başbağlar Katliamı) is the name given to the 5 July 1993 event in which 33 civilians were killed, and the village of Başbağlar Turkey near Erzincan burnt down. The small village of Başbağlar is located 220 kilometers from the city of Erzincan in the eastern Anatolian province of Erzincan's Kemaliye district.
The Başbağlar massacre (Turkish: Başbağlar Katliamı) is the name given to the 5 July 1993 event in which 33 civilians were killed, and the village of Başbağlar burnt down.

Deep state in Turkey

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However, ex-special forces soldier Ayhan Çarkin claimed that the deep state was behind the massacre.
Ex-special forces soldier Ayhan Çarkin who worked for deep state claimed that deep state was behind the Başbağlar massacre.

Erzincan

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The Başbağlar massacre (Başbağlar Katliamı) is the name given to the 5 July 1993 event in which 33 civilians were killed, and the village of Başbağlar Turkey near Erzincan burnt down. The small village of Başbağlar is located 220 kilometers from the city of Erzincan in the eastern Anatolian province of Erzincan's Kemaliye district.

Kurdistan Workers' Party

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The attack was attributed to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Anatolia

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The small village of Başbağlar is located 220 kilometers from the city of Erzincan in the eastern Anatolian province of Erzincan's Kemaliye district.

Erzincan Province

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The small village of Başbağlar is located 220 kilometers from the city of Erzincan in the eastern Anatolian province of Erzincan's Kemaliye district.

Kemaliye

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The small village of Başbağlar is located 220 kilometers from the city of Erzincan in the eastern Anatolian province of Erzincan's Kemaliye district.

Sunni Islam

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The massacre, in which those killed were Sunnis, is believed to have been in retaliation for the Sivas massacre.

Sivas massacre

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The massacre, in which those killed were Sunnis, is believed to have been in retaliation for the Sivas massacre.

Life imprisonment

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Nearly twenty people were allegedly arrested as part of the investigation, in which two people were jailed and sentenced to life imprisonment for being members of the PKK.

Abdullah Öcalan

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Turkish authorities claimed that although the PKK apparently claimed responsibility for the attack, during interrogations, jailed PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan said that he had been unaware of the incident.

Faruk Çelik

On 5 July 2010, the Turkish minister Faruk Çelik visited Başbağlar to commemorate the day, he said: "No matter how many years pass after this incident, we will never forget this sorrow and those who caused it.”

Mass murder

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1993 alleged Turkish military coup

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These include the May 24, 1993 PKK ambush, and the Sivas massacre and Başbağlar massacre in early July.