Syria: press; clashes between Kurds and jihadists, 70 dead

Fighting ongoing for a week on the border with Turkey

23 January, 13:09

(ANSAmed) - Beirut, January 23 - Approximately 70 people have been killed as Kurdish militia and rebel jihadist groups have been fighting for a week on the border between Syria and Turkey, according to pan-Arab daily Hayat, which cited local sources and activists. According to the sources quoted by the report, Kurdish militants were resisting yesterday against the fundamentalists' attacks in Ras al Ayn, a town in the eastern region of Hasake which has been controlled by Syria's anti-regime rebel forces. The information cannot be independently verified. (ANSAmed)
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