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DAMASCUS, Syria | Ex-IS captive says son died in her lap from militant fire

DAMASCUS, Syria— A Syrian woman captured by Islamic State militants said her 8-year-old son died in her lap after the extremists shot him and his cousin during a military operation to liberate them more than 100 days after they were kidnapped. Najwa Abu Ammar, 35, was kidnapped with her two sons and daughter and nearly … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Ex-IS captive says son died in her lap from militant fire

DAMASCUS, Syria | 2 killed children among liberated Syrian hostages held by IS

DAMASCUS, Syria — A Syrian father and activists say Islamic State militants shot and killed two children during an operation by the Syrian military to liberate a group of hostages from southern Syria held by the group. Nashaat Abu Ammar, a resident of Sweida, says his 8-year-old son Raafat was among those shot during the … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | 2 killed children among liberated Syrian hostages held by IS