Syrian activists say German woman killed fighting alongside Kurds against ISIS

March 9, 2015 10:19 AM

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BEIRUT – Syrian activists and Kurdish officials say a German woman fighting alongside Kurdish militiamen has been killed in a battle against the ISIS terror group.

They say Ivana Hoffman, a native of South Africa with German citizenship, was killed Saturday while fighting alongside the Kurdish Peoples Protection Units, known as the YPG.

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