Fate of abducted Christians unclear, fighting continues

Fierce fighting between Kurdish and Christian militiamen and Islamic State militants is continuing in northeastern Syria where the extremist group recently abducted at least 70 Christians. Hassakeh province which borders Turkey and Iraq is the latest stage for the fight against IS. The group overran a cluster of villages nestled along the Khabur River on Monday, seizing dozens of Christians, many of them women and children. Thousands of others fled to safer areas.The fate of those kidnapped was still unclear Wednesday, two days after they were seized.

via ynetnews.com

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