YPG commander Xalid Reşîd dies in Aleppo
YPG commander Xalid Reşîd has died in a hospital in Aleppo after a serious illness. He was accompanied by hundreds of people on his final journey in the Kurdish resistance district of Sheikh Maqsoud.
A commander of the People's Defense Units (YPG) Xalid Reşîd has died in a hospital in Aleppo after a serious illness. In the Kurdish district of Sheikh Maqsoud (Şêxmeqsûd), he was accompanied on his final journey by numerous people with great sympathy.
The coffin of Xalid Reşîd's was accompanied by hundreds of people who had joined a funeral march through Sheikh Maqsoud. The farewell ceremony at the cemetery of martyrs began with a moment of silence. Speaking after, Hacir Meho from the board of the Council of Martyrs’ Families recounted the YPG commander's work, saying: "He led a unique resistance for his people and, like all others who joined the Caravan of Martyrs, belongs to the most precious possession of our society. We are in their debt and our attachment is to their ideal of liberating the occupied territories. This is our goal.”