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Al-Qamishli: YPG‑fighter fatally injures wedding guest

KURDWATCH, November 29, 2013—On November 19, 2013, Renas Ahmad Aiyub, member of the Kurdish Union Party in Syria (Yekîtî), was shot and killed at a wedding. According to eyewitness accounts, Aiyub was involved in a dispute. Fighters for the Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) People’s Defense Units (YPG) arrived from a nearby checkpoint and attempted to separate the disputed parties at gunpoint. Allegedly, a YPG‑fighter accidentally fired the shot that killed Aiyub while loading his weapon.


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