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PYD Leader Assassinated in Qamishli

Issa Hisso had previously been threatened
PYD Leader Assassinated in Qamishli

Syrian news websites reported that Issa Hisso, a commander in the Kurdish Popular Defense Committees (PYD), was assassinated on Wednesday after an explosive device attached to his car blew up in the Qamishli area of Hassakeh countryside.


The opposition-aligned Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was informed by sources close to Hisso that he had received death threats before.


Hisso is a member of the leadership council of the PYD. He had been arrested several times.



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