ISIS captures scores of Assyrian Christians in Hassakeh province, Syria

February 24, 2015 9:26 AM

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ISIS captures scores of Assyrian Christians in Hassakeh province, Syria

Militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly captured scores of Assyrian Christians from villages in northeast Syria, two activist groups said Tuesday, citing witnesses.

Nuri Kino, the head of the activist group A Demand For Action that focuses on religious minorities in the Middle East, said ISIS fighters were holding between 70 and 100 captive, most of them from the Christian Assyrian village of Tal Shamiram.

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