#Syria|Hassakeh|Responsible for special units of YPG killed

Haji Kurkhan, codenamed Ali Botan, was responsible for special units of YPG-the military wing of the terrorist PKK/PYD, was killed late Wednesday in an attack in Hassakeh nearby the border with Turkey, local sources said on condition of anonymity due to security issues.

PYD also announced he was killed in a suicide attack, but did not specify his position in the organization.

The commander was allegedly responsible for organizing YPG militants to conduct terrorist acts in Turkey. He was also known to have lived in Turkey’s eastern Van province before his mission in the YPG.