October 6, 2012 - 13:06 AMT
Turks file lawsuit against Israel over 2010 Mavi Marmara raid

Thirty-three family members of Turkish activists who participated in the Mavi Marmara flotilla heading to Gaza in 2010 filed a lawsuit against Israel, demanding compensation after the fatal IDF raid, The Jerusalem Post reported citing Turkish Hurriyet daily.

According to the report, the families of Furkan Doğan, Cevdet Kılıçlar and Necdet Yıldırım, who were killed during the navy's interception of the flotilla, are suing Israel seeking moral and financial compensation that mounts 10 million Turkish liras, or USD 5 million.

Thirty other persons who were injured in the interception are also filing for compensation.