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Turkey strikes Yazidi militia in Iraq

The Sinjar Resistance Units is a member of the Popular Mobilization Units, making it officially part of the Iraqi security forces.
Yazidi soldiers cheer a fallen comrade on Nov. 15, 2015, near Sinjar, Iraq.

Turkey killed a Yazidi commander in Iraq today. 

Marwan Badal, who commands the Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS), was killed in a Turkish airstrike in Sinjar in western Iraq. The attack was carried out on his vehicle via an armed drone. Badal’s two sons were with him at the time and survived the attack, according to Kurdish media outlets. 

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