Islamic State group retakes Syrian town in north from rebels

April 11, 2016 7:43 AM

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BEIRUT – Syrian activists say Islamic State fighters have retaken a northern town along Syria's border with Turkey just days after losing it to rebel forces and allied militants.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Aleppo Today TV station say the IS extremists captured al-Rai early on Monday morning after intense fighting for the frontier town.

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