ROME, 07 FEB – Beautiful, young and smiling in the usual selfie. And then him, with the newcomer in a photo at home. They are, indeed were, Bestami U # 287; ur Alkan, his wife Özge Alkan and their 12 day old son, Arven. Already a lot of hair and a too big yellow sweater. Babies are known to grow up quickly. But he didn’t have the time. He died with his parents under the rubble of their collapsed house in Hatay, in central-southern Turkey on the border with Syria, one of the areas hardest hit by the earthquake which left over 7,000 dead and tens of thousands injured. Bestami, reports Hurriyet, had settled in the Hatay area three years ago where he worked as a lawyer. “Our pain is great. We invoke God’s mercy for all our citizens, colleagues, their spouses and their children who lost their lives in this great disaster,” the Bar Association of Tekirda#287; wrote in a message, to which Bestami was enrolled. (HANDLE).
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