SDF Says Three Of Its Female Commanders Were Murdered In Turkish Drone Strike (Video)

The Free

Source: the Hawar News Agency.

On July 23, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) acknowledged that two commanders and a fighter of its all-female force, the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), were killed in a Turkish drone strike that took place a day earlier.

The three YPJ members were traveling on a road near the town of al-Qamishli in the northern al-Hasakah countryside when their vehicle was targeted by a Turkish combat drone.

In a statement, the SDF identified the slain women as Salwa Yusuf, a commander of the YPJ’s Anti-Terror Units (YAT), Juanah Hisso, a field commander of the force, and YAT fighter Raha Bashar.

From left to right: Juanah Hisso, Salwa Yusuf and Raha Bashar.

The new casualty brought to five the number of SDF fighters who were killed in Turkish drone strikes this week. On July 20, two fighters of the group were killed when a Turkish…

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