Activists report dozens of Assyrian Christans kidnapped by ISIS

February 24, 2015 10:06 AM

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Two Syrian activist groups said Tuesday that ISIS terrorists have abducted at least 70 Assyrian Christians after overrunning a number of small villages in the northeast of that country.

The extremist fighters swept through the Assyrian villages nestled along the banks of Khabur River near the town of Tal Tamr in Hassakeh province around dawn on Monday. Sky News reported that control of the region is split between ISIS and opposing Kurdish fighters.

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