Western Kurdistan: 28 gunmen killed in clashes with YPG

26/5/2013 10:58:00
      Western Kurdistan: 28 gunmen killed in clashes with YPG

For the last two days, many Kurdish areas in western Kurdistan had witnessed clashes between the YPG and groups of the Free Army, clashes had resulted in killing and injuring dozens.
The Popular Protection Units also known as YPG are an armed opposition group fighting against the Syrian government in Syrian Kurdistan. The group was founded by the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and Kurdish National Council (KNC).
The area of Afreen 63km north of Halab, many clashes had launched their and in the surrounding villages between YPG groups and armed group of the free army which resulted in killing 28 gunmen.
And in Kobani 150km north- east of Halab, YPG had freed the area of Sareen 30km south of Kobani where people were forces to pay for the free army.
One element of the YPG had been killed during the clashes.
Reported by Ibrahim Khalel from Qamishlo


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