ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in Syria
ISIS group fighters on Friday seized around 2,000 civilians as they fled the former militant stronghold of Manbij
ISIS group fighters on Friday seized around 2,000 civilians as they fled the former militant stronghold of Manbij in northern Syria, US-backed forces and a monitoring group said.
The Arab-Kurdish alliance known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) expelled most ISIS fighters from the town last week, but a small number remained.
“While withdrawing from a district of Manbij, jihadists abducted around 2,000 civilians,” the SDF said.
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