Assyrian Forces Seek International Support After IS Offensive

February 26, 2015 7:28 PM

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Local forces battling Islamic State militants in northeast Syria ask the international community for weapons "capable of changing the balance of power on the ground," as hundreds of the area's Assyrian residents remain missing after an Islamic State offensive.

A leader with the Syriac Military Council told VOA their coalition is holding ground against the Islamic State group with the help of Kurdish fighters.

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