UPDATE – Syria:11 regime soldiers killed in clashes with YPG/PKK


By Mohamad Misto and Adham Kako

AL-HASAKAH/ANKARA (AA) – Eleven Syrian regime soldiers were killed on Saturday in clashes with the YPG/PKK terrorist group in Syria’s northeastern Al-Hasakah province, according to local sources.

Seven YPG/PKK terrorists were also killed in the violence, the sources said on condition of anonymity due to security concerns.

According to the sources, fierce clashes erupted between the two sides in Qamishli city occupied by YPG/PKK after the Syrian regime erected a checkpoint on the road connecting Al-Hassakah and Qamishli and arrested a number of youths from the city.

YPG/PKK terrorists and the Assad regime are jointly controlling Al-Hasakah and Qamishli as regime hold some points in both cities.