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Releases 19 Christian hostages

1 Mar, 2015

ISIS releases 19 Assyrian Christians who were among the 220 people captured last week in northeastern Syria. Bashir Saedi, a senior official in the Assyrian Democratic Organization:

16 men and three women returned safely Sunday at the Church of the Virgin Mary in the city of Hassakeh. All of them from the village of Tal Ghoran and had traveled by bus from the Islamic State-held town of Shaddadeh south of Hassakeh.