Added time: 06 May 2014, Tuesday 10:25
YPG/YPJ responds ISIS: 42 gangs killed in Kobanê
After the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham) attacked Girê Sêvê in south of Kobanê on 3 May, the YPG (People's Defense Units) launched an effective military operation against the ISIS. 35 ISIS members were killed and one was arrested. The operation was also launched in east of the city and 7 ISIS members were killed. The YPG also announced that lots of ammunition were taken from the ISIS after the operations.
YPG released a statement about the details of the operations which started at 01.00 in the night. The ISIS members had to leave the region after the operations started. The YPG and YPJ (Women's Defense Units) lost two of its members.
YPG Press Center stated that in Bîrkino, Cilbê and Girê Sor villages in east of Kobanê clashes broke out. In Bîrkino one, Cilbê and Girê Sor 6 ISIS members were killed and in Bîrkino 2 cars belonging to ISIS were completely destroyed.
The Press Center also released IDs of the YPG/YPJ fighters:
Code name: Rûken Kobanê
Date of recruitment: 2012
Name and surname: Reşîd Ebdullah
Code name: Rizgar Efrîn
Mother's name: Sakîne
Father's name: Îsmet
Place and date of birth: Damascus, 1990
Date of recruitment: 2011