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Three Kurdish women found shot dead in Paris- police
January 10, 2013 / 7:35 AM / in 5 years

Three Kurdish women found shot dead in Paris- police

PARIS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The bodies of three Kurdish women who appeared to have died from gunshot wounds to the head were found early on Thursday at the Kurdish Institute in Paris, a police source said.

An employee of the institute told French media that one of the women killed was Sakine Cansiz, a founding member of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group.

“There is no doubt this was politically motivated,” Berivan Akyol, the employee, told i<Tele television.

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