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The Syrian Army has formed a women’s battalion in Al-Qamishli region to defend and fight off ISIS in the province.

The battalion consist of 150 women from towns in Qamishli region.

The women were trained by the Syrian Army in the 154th regiment base near Qamishli city.

The battalion called Khansawat Souria and it will be under command of Ba`ath party member Jazya Tu`mah.