Retreating ISIS Left 'Thousands' of Mines in Syrian City of Hasakah: Kurds

July 28, 2015 8:46 AM

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Retreating ISIS Left 'Thousands' of Mines in Syrian City of Hasakah: Kurds

HASAKAH, Syria — ISIS fighters forced out of this northeastern Syrian city have left "thousands" of land mines in their wake, according to the Kurdish fighters battling to unseat the militants.

The Kurds and forces loyal to Syria's president have been targeting ISIS hideouts to flush out the militants.

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