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Reports: IS Fighters Kidnap, Murder Hundreds in Eastern Syria

A monitoring group says at least 400 civilians have been kidnapped by Islamic State militants during an attack Saturday on the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zour. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says women, children and family members of pro-government fighters were among those captured after IS forces seized the suburb of al-Baghaliyah. The group says at least 135 people were killed in the fighting, many of them Syrian soldiers. But the state-run SANA news...

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