Kurdish female fighters, members of the "Popular Protection Units" (YPG), are seen in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maksoud district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The YPG stands in the neighborhood as clashes sparked out after Syrian opposition fighters entered into the Kurdish area forcing thousands of civilians to flee into safe areas outside of Aleppo City. Since then, the neighborhood is being bombed and shelled by Syrian forces in its attempt to sweep out the opposition fighters from the area.
Kurdish female fighters, members of the "Popular Protection Units" (YPG), are seen in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maksoud district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. The YPG stands in the neighborhood as clashes sparked out after Syrian opposition fighters entered into the Kurdish area forcing thousands of civilians to flee into safe areas outside of Aleppo City. Since then, the neighborhood is being bombed and shelled by Syrian forces in its attempt to sweep out the opposition...
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