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Canadian Anti-ISIS Fighter’s Body Reportedly Still in ISIS Hands

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First, this, from a Kurdish military organization:

Canadian and British volunteers with the People’s Protection Units (YPG) Nazzareno Antonio Tassone and Ryan Lock, were martyrdom in operation to retake the city of Raqqa from the Daesh terror group.  Both comrade were part of the operation to recapture Raqqa from the Islamic State since it launched in November and were martyrdom near the city on December 21 /2016 . We as a YPG and people of Rojava extend our deepest sympathies to there family and friends ,also to the people of Canada and Britain, Remembering there wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May they rest in peace!

The YPG is one component of the Syrian Democratic Forces currently fighting to retake the city of Raqqa from the Daesh terror group.
Name/last name: Agir Ararat
Legal Name: Nazzareno Antonio Tassone
Mother: Tina
Father: Mark
Place of Birth: New Market-Ontario-Canada
Place of Martyrdom : Reqa. Caber Xerbî 21.12.2016 …”

More, from

“… The family has been told that ISIS still has his body, Tassone said. The family is now lobbying Canadian officials to make a deal to bring him home “so we can lay him to rest,” and has launched a Facebook page called Bring Nazzareno Tassone Home …”

More via Google News here.


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4 January 17 at 13:28

Posted in Canada in Iraq

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