IS frees last group of Syrian Christians abducted in 2015

February 22, 2016 11:15 AM

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BEIRUT – A Christian official in northeastern Syria says the Islamic State group has released the last group of Assyrian Christians taken hostage last year.

Younan Talia of the Assyrian Democratic Organization told The Associated Press on Monday that about 40 remaining Christian captives were released and are on their way to the northeastern town of Tal Tamr.

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