CLASHES BETWEEN KURDS AND ASSYRIANS TAKE PLACE IN HASAKAH

Fighters of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) carry their weapons and use a pair of binoculars in the outskirts of Tal Tamr town as they monitor the movements of Islamic State fighters who recently captured several villagesA series of intense clashes broke-out between the Asayish (Kurdish police) and Sootooro (pro-government Assyrian paramilitary) forces in the central district of Al Qamishli.

The clashes would last for a short period of time and engulf much of Al Qamishli’s central district before both sides halted the hostilities and transferred their wounded to the national hospital.

According to local activists, one Sootooro fighter was seriously wounded, while one Asayish officer was killed and many more injured during the clashes in Qamishli city.

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