LATEST ! HEAVY CLASHES BETWEEN KURDISH & SYRIAN FORCES / 20 KILLED
Qamishlo- 6.4.2013 – MESOP – At least 20 people were killed in clashes between Syrian forces and the militants of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) on Friday.
The clashes erupted after the Syrian forces shelled a military units of PYD and killed three forces including a high-ranking commander Khalil Zakaria, code-named Zartustra, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) affiliated agency of Firat said. The kurdish forces have, in return, attacked a Syrian military base in Shaikh Maqsud, a distric in Aleppo, and have killed 17 forces and taken 7 hostages. PYD has announced 200 kurdish families in Aleppo, have evacuated their houses after the Syrian forces’ shelling.