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Kidnaps villagers

23 Feb, 2015

ISIS abducts Christians from the villages in north-eastern Syria, along the banks of the Khabur river near the town of Tal Tamr in Hassakeh province where Assyrians inhabit the area. Activist group:

During the raids, the militants took between 70 and 100 Assyrians captive. 3,000 people had managed to flee the onslaught and sought refuge in the cities of Hassakeh and Qamishli.