4 Kurdish Fighters Killed in Motorcycle Blast in Hassakeh

The Islamic State have claimed responsibility for an explosion that killed four Kurdish fighters in a southern district of Hassakeh reports Zaman Al Wasl.

At least four Kurdish fighters were killed in a motorcycle blast in the northeastern city of Hassakeh, the Islamic State’s (ISIS) propaganda agency reported on Saturday.

According to the Amaq agency, the booby-trapped motorcycle exploded in a southern district controlled by the Kurdish Democratic Party (PYD).

Hassakeh, a city 620 km north of Damascus, was liberated from ISIS in 2016.

Kurdish militias have been the main partner of the US-led coalition against ISIS in Syria, helping drive the jihadists out of swathes of northern and eastern Syria last year.

 

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

 

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