On January 28, a member of the Kurdish Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), Avesta Khaboor, blew herself up destroying a Turkish battle tank in the Syrian area of Afrin, according a press office of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG). The YPJ is a female formation of the YPG.
Following the incident Pro-Turkish sources reported Kurdish YPG/YPJ forces have started using suicide bombers against the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (TFSA) involved in the Afrin area. According to these reports, another YPJ/YPG ‘suicide bomber’ was killed by the TAF before the attacker was able to reach its target.
— Rojava Defense Units | YPG (@DefenseUnits) 28 January 2018