MIL­I­TANTS KILL 135 IN SYRIA

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beirut» Is­lamic State mil­i­tants on Satur­day killed dozens of peo­ple, most of them pro-govern­ment mili­ti­a­men, in wide-scale at­tacks on govern­ment-held ar­eas of the east­ern Syr­ian city of Deir ez-Zour, op­po­si­tion ac­tivists said.

The op­po­si­tion ac­tivist group the Syr­ian Ob­ser­va­tory for Hu­man Rights said at least 135 peo­ple were killed, at least 80 of them sol­diers and pro-govern­ment mili­ti­a­men and the rest civil­ians, in the at­tacks which saw the group make sig­nif­i­cant ad­vances in the con­tested city.

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