The female front line

Young Kurdish women battling so-called Islamic State
in 360° video

Hundreds of Iranian Kurds, many of them young women, have volunteered to defeat the so-called Islamic State - and to fight for a Kurdish homeland.

17-year-old Aso Saqzi ran away from home in Iran to join the cause.

Here, in this 360 video, see Aso and her comrades on the front line - in the remote hills of northern Iraq.

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