IS holding 50 civilians

Source:AFP Published: 2015-4-11 0:08:02

Jihadist fighters from the Islamic State group are holding hostage at least 50 civilians seized in a raid on a village in central Syria, a monitor said.

They were kidnapped from the village of Mabujeh in Hama province on March 31, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Ten of those taken, including six women, are Ismailis, a minority sect.

Posted in: Mid-East

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