Syria regime executed prisoners before Idlib fall: activists

March 29, 2015 6:46 AM

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Syria regime executed prisoners before Idlib fall: activists

BEIRUT: Syrian government forces apparently executed at least nine prisoners in the city of Idlib before Islamist fighters overran the provincial capital, an activist group said Sunday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bodies of at least nine detainees had been found after the northwestern city was overrun by a coalition of forces including Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front.

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