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Al-Qaida Breakaway Group Kills Kurds in Northern Syria

Kurdish civilians are among the dead in a village in northern Syria attacked by fighters from an al-Qaida breakaway group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. A local Kurdish journalist (Muntasr Sino) told VOA's Kurdish service the dead included women and children as well as fighters killed in an exchange with Kurdish forces. The attack reportedly took place Thursday near the Kurdish town of Ras al-Ain. Reuters news agency says 15 Kurdish people were...

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