BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – An Italian national was killed in Syria on Monday after clashing with the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) near the Baghouz Camp in eastern Deir Ezzor.
The Italian national was identified as Orsetti Lorenzo, a foreign member of the People’s Protection Units (YPG).
The Islamic State first reported the death of Lorenzo after they found his body and his identification cards near the Baghouz Camp in the Deir Ezzor Governorate.
Lorenzo is believed to be one of the first Italian volunteers from the YPG that has been killed since the start of the Syrian conflict.
No further details have been released.