ISIS Frees 19 Christians, Hundreds Still Held Captive

March 3, 2015 6:47 PM

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(Photo : Reuters) Syrian Christians gathering for their church service.

The reason for their release was not immediately clear, but Bashir Saedi, senior official of the Assyrian Democratic Organization, said the 16 men and three women who were set free were in their 50's or beyond. This suggests that age must have been a factor in their liberation.

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