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Hundreds of Christians Fear IS Attack, Flee Syrian Town

Scores of Christian families have fled a Syrian town amid fears that Islamic State militants are advancing toward it and plan a major offensive, activists said Saturday. Osama Edward, director of the Christian Assyrian Network for Human Rights in Syria, said “hundreds of families” have fled the central Christian town of Sadad for the government-held central city of Homs and the capital, Damascus. “People are living in fear in the area,” Edward said. "Many Christians around Sadad...

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