IS frees 19 of 220 Assyrian Christians abducted in north-east Syria

March 2, 2015 5:22 AM

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The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly freed 19 of the 220 Assyrian Christians captured by it in north-eastern Syria, activists said.

London-based monitoring group, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said that an Assyrian commander had told it of the releases, reported the BBC.

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