Daesh militants abduct 300 near Syrian capital

April 7, 2016 9:17 PM

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Hundreds of cement workers and contractors were taken Thursday as fighting worsened in Syria.

BEIRUT—In a brazen assault near the Syrian capital, Daesh militants abducted 300 cement workers and contractors Thursday in an area northeast of Damascus, Syrian state TV reported, as fighting elsewhere in the country also worsened.

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