YPG: 800 gang members died in July

 ANF – Girkê Legê 17.08.2013 – People’s Defense Units (YPG) have released the montly report on clashes in Rojava.For the month of July, the clashes and fighting against al-Qaeda-linked armed groups have resulted in 800 Islamic militants being killed.

YPG guerrillas also stated that 80 of their own guerrillas have lost their life, while over 700 civilians have been kidnapped by armed gangs. YPG Media Center held its press conference in Girkê Legê where it shared its information and reports with journalists.YPG Media Spokesperson, Rêdûr Xelil, confirmed that in the last month as well as al-Nusra Front and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria clashes involved some battalions of the Free Syrian Army and smaller groups.As for the over 700 civilians who have been abducted by these armed gangs, Xelil said that no verified information is available as to their fate or whereabouts.