Kurdish militia says Syrian planes bomb Kurdish-held city

By REUTERS
August 18, 2016 13:41

 
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BEIRUT - Syrian government warplanes bombed Kurdish-controlled areas of the city of Hasaka in northeastern Syria on Thursday for the first time in the five-year-old civil war, the spokesman for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said.

YPG spokesman Redur Xelil said the air strikes had hit Kurdish districts of the city, which is mostly controlled by Kurdish groups, and the positions of a Kurdish security force known as the Asayish.

"There are martyrs and wounded," he told Reuters.

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