Hamza Ari


 

 

Age: 43

 

Summary: Turkish street vendor who had been hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit for nearly two months from severe brain injuries he received in the May 22 Ankara suicide bombing incident that killed at least six people at the scene and also seriously wounded more than 100 others as the suicide bomber identified as 28-year-old Turkish citizen Guven Akkus had reportedly detonated massive explosives through a crowded Anafartalar Bazaar shopping mall near the bus stops and main entrance in the capital city's busy central commercial district during an evening rush hour, in which the radical splinter group Kurdistan Freedom Falcons from the Kurdistan Workers' Party claimed responsibility for the attack and was listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a suicide bomb blast

 

Born: circa 1964

 

Died: July 4, 2007

 

Location: Ankara, Turkey