Turkish Interior Ministry transferred 8.6 million lira (5.5 million USD) to Tunceli provice in eastern Turkey for damages from PKK attacks occurred in this province.
Fatih Gormus, Governor of Tunceli, said in a statement on Thursday that four committees were working under the governor's office to ascertain loss of victims of PKK attacks in Tunceli.
Gormus said 17,000 applications have been made to his office to use government allocation, adding that some of the applicants would make use of the 8.6 million TL allocation.
However, he did not elaborate on the exact number of applicants.
"This money will be distributed to applicants in the shortest time possible," Gormus said.
AAGüncelleme Tarihi: 09 Temmuz 2010, 18:11