YJŞ Commander: We will protect our people to the end

SHENGAL – YJŞ Commander Rosyar Vejin reacted to the attacks on Shengal and said, “Our people should know that; we don’t leave these places to traitors and we will protect our people to the end.”

Shengal Women’s Units (YJŞ) Commander Rosyar Vejin stated that the KDP forced them to leave Shengal. Rosyar emphasized that they liberated Shengal from Daesh gangs by lost many valuable people and they would protect Shengal to the end. Stating that the clashes were begun by the KDP forces, Rosyar noted that the attacks were begun after Masoud Barzani’s visit to Ankara.

“We tried to prevent the clashes to the end,” said Rosyar and continued as follows, “But they attacked our checkpoint. The attacks on civilian settlements, in Xanesor and Sinune regions, with mortar and heavy weapons continue. Peshmerga members are being sent to Shengal. Our call on our Êzidî people; unite, protect your land and don’t leave your land. Our people should know that; we don’t leave these places to traitors and we will protect our people to the end.”