Syria conflict: Rebels 'move on IS-held town near Iraq border'

June 29, 2016 10:29 AM

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Syria conflict: Rebels 'move on IS-held town near Iraq border'

US-backed Syrian rebels say they are advancing on a town on the border with Iraq held by so-called Islamic State.

A New Syrian Army statement said it had captured a number of IS positions on the outskirts of Albu Kamal, which the jihadist group seized in 2014.

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