Kurds, regime in deadly clashes in northeast Syria

Kurdish fighters take position during clashes in the northwestern Syrian town of Qamishli on April 20, 2016Deadly clashes between Syrian pro-government fighters and Kurdish forces raged on Wednesday in the northeastern city of Qamishli, an AFP reporter at the scene said. Qamishli is under the shared control of the Syrian regime and Kurdish authorities, who have declared zones of “autonomous administration” across parts of north and northeast Syria. “Then, the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) joined on behalf of the Asayish and the pro-government National Defence Forces joined on the side of the regime,” the source said.

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