KURDISH WOMEN FIGHTERS FREE 140 YAZIDIS FROM ISIS NEAR SYRIA’S RAQQA

YPJ

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has freed 140 Yazidis, most of whom were women and children, during an operation against the Islamic State (ISIS) group targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, a spokeswoman for the Kurdish Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) said Friday.
“Operation Wrath of Euphrates was launched to avenge the Yazidi women. Our forces have rescued many women from the gangs during this campaign,” Nesrin Abdullah said, speaking about 140 Yazidis, including 70 women and 64 children, as quoted by the Kurdish Firat news agency.
She added that the SDF had recently freed another three women, who had already been sent to the Kurdish-controlled Jazira Canton.

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