KRG Health Min­istry sends medicines to Kobani

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The Kur­dis­tan Re­gional Gov­ern­ment's (KRG) Health Min­istry has de­liv­ered an es­ti­mated three tons of med­i­cal sup­plies to the em­bat­tled Kobani, KRG of­fi­cials have an­nounced.

On Wed­nes­day, KRG Health Min­is­ter Rekawt Hama Rashid said in a state­ment to the press that Ro­java rep­re­sen­ta­tives came to Er­bil to take the med­i­cal aid to Kobani.

“The med­i­cal sup­plies in­clude mis­cel­la­neous types of nec­es­sary medicines,” he said. “The KRG of­fers full sup­port to those Kur­dish physi­cians who are will­ing to travel to the Ro­java re­gion to treat wounded peo­ple.”

Rashid added that the KRG will con­tinue send- ing med­i­cal sup­plies to Ro­java in the north of Syria.

On June 25, the Is­lamic State fight­ers launched a sur­prise at­tack on Kobani on the Turk­ish-Syr­ian bor­der and mas­sa­cred more than 200 civil­ians, mainly women and chil­dren. At least 200 other civil­ians were wounded.

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