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YNK: PKK and YPG are fighting in Şengal and Rabia against ISIS

6 August
15:38 2014

NEWS DESK (DİHA) - The Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported that Kurdish official Hallo Penjweni acknowledged to AFP that fighters from the PKK and the YPG were leading operations against the ISIS in Şengal and Rabiah.

Kurdish peshmerga forces are coordinating a counter-offensive against the gangs of Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) around the Iraqi city of Mosul with Kurdish fighters from Syria and Turkey, a political leader said on Wednesday. Senior Kurdish official Hallo Penjweni acknowledged to AFP that fighters from the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party) and the YPG (People's Protection Units) were leading operations against the ISIS in the Sinjar (Şengal) area, while peshmergas were trying to secure areas north and east of Mosul.

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