‘Kurdish Angelina Jolie’ Dies In Battle With ISIS

By : Neelam Tailor |


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A Middle-Eastern female fighter dubbed the ‘Kurdish Angelina Jolie’ has died fighting against ISIS.

22-year-old Asia Ramazan Antar, who resembled the Hollywood actress, was killed during a dangerous clash with the terrorist group near the Turkey/Syria border, the Daily Mail reports.

The brunette soldier was part of the YPG (People’s Defense Units) since 2014 and fought for the all-female Women’s Protection Units.

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Antar, who was reported to be a ‘renowned’ Kurdish fighter, had been involved in a number of key battles in the Kurdish areas of Syria and Iraq.

The Facebook page ‘We Want Freedom For Kurdistan’ posted a condolence message for Antar where hundreds of people expressed their sadness at her death and said she was ‘martyred in a battle against Daesh’.

The YPG considers itself a democratic people’s army and commands over 50,000 fighters, about 20 per cent of which are women.


Daily Mail