Clashes occur between Syrian rebels and Kurdish party in Aleppo
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.31 / Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Clashes took place between rebels of the Free Syrian Army and members of Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which resulted in numerous casualties, Turkish Anadolu news agency reported.
Nineteen rebels of Free Syrian Army and 40 members of PYD were killed in clashes.
According to the news agency, clashes took place after several quarters of Aleppo fell under control of the Syrian opposition. Members of PYD, who were dissatisfied with it, organized demonstration, chanting slogans on unity of Syrian Kurds. And it led to armed clashed between the sides.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.