Health Minister Fahrettin Koca made a statement regarding the attack at Konya City Hospital.
ANKARA (IGFA) – According to the information received, a discussion broke out in the middle of the patient MA and doctor Ekrem Karakaya, who was treated in an outpatient clinic in Konya City Hospital, for an unknown reason.
MA, who shot the doctor with a gun, attempted suicide with a gun. Karakaya and MA, who were in serious condition, underwent surgery.
Heavily injured, the doctor and the attacker could not be saved despite the intervention.
It was learned that the attacker was working as a security guard at Yunak District State Hospital.
EXPLANATION FROM MINISTER Husband
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca made a statement from Minister Koca about the attack at Konya City Hospital.
After the doctor’s death, Minister Koca shared on his social media account, “A security guard from Konya Yunak District State Hospital shot a doctor at our Konya City Hospital, tearing him from life. He also died in the incident. Authorities with the name continue their investigations on the terrifying murder. Condolences to our nation,” he said.
Konya Yunak İlçe Devlet Hastanesinden bir güvenlik görevlisi, Konya Şehir Hastanemizde bir hekim arkadaşımıza silahıyla ateş ederek onu hayattan kopardı. Olayda kendisi de öldü. Adli makamlar dehşet saçan canilik konusunda araştırmalarını sürdürüyor. Milletimizin başı sağ olsun.
— Dr. Fahrettin Koca (@drfahrettinkoca) July 6, 2022