ANKARA, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- A member of the ruling Justice and Development Party was assassinated near the southeastern town of Hakkari, the official Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.
Ahmet Budak, a nominee in parliamentary polls on November, was Shot and seriously wounded outside his house in the town of Smedinli. He was whisked to hospital where he succumbed to his critical injuries.
A three-day curfew was enforced in the town following the deadly attack.
Southeastern Turkey has been witnessing armed clashes between government forces and Kurdish separatists since July 2015. (end)