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Briton killed stopping with Kurdish unit

Briton killed stopping with Kurdish unit

A British woman volunteer with the all-female Kurdish armed unit the YPJ has been killed in Syria, her father has told the BBC. It is understood Anna Campbell, 26, from Lewes in East Sussex, died on 15 March in Afrin, which has been under bombardment by Turkish forces. Dirk Campbell said his daughter was “very…

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Outcry over ‘mutilated’ Kurdish fighter

Outcry over ‘mutilated’ Kurdish fighter

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Barin Kobani (right) was killed in northern Afrin earlier this week, reports say Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to videos showing Turkish-backed rebels abusing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle. Barin Kobani was part of all-female unit challenging a Turkish-led offensive in north-west Syria.…

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