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Al-Qamishli: Pedestrian fatally shot at YPG‑checkpoint

KURDWATCH, November 9, 2014—On October 29, 2014, Anas Fawaz Hajj ʿAbbas, a fighter for the Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) People’s Defense Units (YPG), fatally shot Muhammad Ibrahim Saʿdun (b. 1992 in al‑Qamishli) at a checkpoint near Khazna, a village located fifteen kilometers southeast of al‑Qamishli. Saʿdun had attempted to pass through the checkpoint without stopping. ʿAbbas is currently on the run out of fear of blood revenge. The YPG has not yet commented on the incident.


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