Bodies of eight Turks brought to Turkey
Remains of eight Turks who were killed in an apartment blaze on Sunday in Germany were brought to Turkey following a funeral for the victims in Germany. The bodies of a woman and seven of her children were taken to a morgue for autopsy. A delegation including Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, Forestry and Water Works Minister Veysel Eroglu and Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy leader Mevlut Cavusoglu flew to Germany to attend the funeral prayer for the victims. Speaking after the prayer, Bozdag called on German authorities to carry out a full investigation into the fire. "The fire should be examined clearly so as not to leave any suspicion. We hope this is not sabotage or a racist attack. We hope everything will be investigated in depth and the truth will be revealed. Initial data indicates there is no sign of sabotage," he said. Bozdag stated that Turkey was ready to help the investigation process."The pain is not only the Ozcan family’s pain. It is the pain of 76 million Turks. May God rest their souls," Bozdag said. The victims’ bodies were brought to Turkey after the funeral in a private plane carrying the delegation. The bodies are expected to be buried in the central Aegean province of Afyonkarahisar on Wednesday following a second autopsy in Istanbul.