ISIS abducts 90 Assyrian Christians, including children

ISIS raids of villages inhabited by the ancient Assyrian Christian community took place Monday outside the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Hmar in Hasaka province, a region divided between Islamic State and Kurdish control.  Some 90 civilians are believed to have been taken captive. The raids followed heavy fighting in the area, close to the Turkish and Iraqi border, between Kurdish forces and the terrorists. Syria's SANA state news agency said ISIS overran seven villages on Monday, forcing hundreds to flee.

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