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IS Attacks Hospital; 20 Syrian Troops Reported Killed

Islamic State militants on Saturday killed 20 government troops during an attack on a hospital in eastern Syria, a Britain-based information agency said. The militants also seized territory in Deir el-Zour, near the border with Iraq, which is split between government forces and IS fighters. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said six IS combatants also were killed in the fighting. It said government forces had surrounded the hospital, but the fate of its staff and...

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