Iraqi Christian Militia to Protect Syrian Christian Villages from ISIS


The leader of the Nineveh Plain Forces stated yesterday that forces from the units to defend the Nineveh Plains is getting ready to enter Syrian territory to defend the Christian villages from ISIS. Indicates that the force is getting proper approvals from the government of Kurdistan to accomplish its mission. A member of the military unit for the Nineveh Plains Protection Unit, Kaldo Oghanna, stated:

A regiment of the Nineveh Plains is getting ready to defend the sons of our people of the Christians in the Khabur River in Syria from the attacks that they are getting from ISIS.

Oghanna added:

We came to this position because we are one people with one destiny and we have to cooperate [as Christians]to fight Islamic terrorism. … Despite the small force that we will send it is meaningful for our people. …The situation for the Christians in the Khabur is poor from a security perspective after the Christians fled to Qamishli and Hasaka

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