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Aleppo: Islamists attack YPG in Shaykh Maqsud

KURDWATCH, May 31, 2015—On May 26, 2015, fighters for the »Labayki ukhtah« alliance, which is dominated by Islamist fighters, attacked positions of the Democratic Union Party’s (PYD) People’s Defense Units (YPG) in the district of Shaykh Maqsud in Aleppo. Two people were injured. On May 24,, the alliance had given the YPG two days to implement the agreements made in early May [further information]. A few hours later, representatives from both sides met and agreed to a ceasefire. In a video, a YPG representative stated that the agreements will be implemented quickly.


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