YPG/PKK siege kills child in Syria
Child died due to lack of medicine and hunger in Deir Ez-Zor, in town besieged by terrorist YPG/PKK
By Adham Kako
A siege in eastern Syria by the terrorist PKK/YPG resulted in the death of a sick, malnourished child, a human rights group said Tuesday.
In a statement, the London-based Syrian Network for Human Rights said the child died due to both hunger and a lack of medicine during the PKK/YPG siege of the town of Suse, near the eastern city of Deir Ez-Zor.
On Monday, the PKK/YPG captured Deir Ez-Zor’s town of
The terrorist PKK/YPG also raided a refugee camp which houses thousands of families on the eastern outskirts of Deir Ez-Zor.
As Daesh's influence in eastern Syria has waned, the YPG/PKK has prevented displaced Syrians from returning to their homes, drawing accusations that the group is trying to change the region’s demographic composition.
A recent report by the Federation of Syrian Tribes and Clans stated that some 1.7 million people in the region had been displaced by YPG/PKK terrorists.
In its 30-year terrorist campaign, the PKK -- recognized as a terror group by the U.S., EU, and Turkey -- has taken some 40,000 lives, including women and children. The PYD/YPG is its Syrian branch.
Turkey has promised a counter-terrorist operation against the YPG/PKK in northern Syria, east of the Euphrates River.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.