Mert Comert


Age: 22

Turkish activist with the Federation of Socialist Youth Associations (SGDF) who had been hospitalized at an intensive care unit for almost three weeks after he was seriously injured in the deadly July 20 Suruc suicide bombing, where 33 activists had been killed after a sympathizer of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) detonated a bomb during a press statement in the garden of the Amara Cultural Center in Turkey's southeastern district of Suruc when the SGDF had organized a trip to the Syrian town of Kobane across the Turkish border to help in the rebuilding effort and hand out toys to children affected by ISIL's attack on the Kurdish canton, in which the Turkish authorities have said the Islamic State terror group was responsible for the attack that also injured more than 100 other people.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

Born: 1993

Died: August 14, 2015

Sanliurfa, Turkey