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36 women, children kidnapped by IS last week in Syria's Sweida: Monitor


AFP Beirut
The Islamic State group has been holding dozens of Druze women and children hostage since attacking their villages last week in Syria's southern province of Sweida, a monitor said today.
"At least 36 Druze women and children were abducted after the attacks,"said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Both the Britain-based monitor and Syrian news outlet Sweida24 said 20 women and 16 children were being held.

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 5:23 PM IST

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