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June 27, 2015 9:30 am

ISIS Slaughters at Least 145 Civilians in Syria Offensive

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A veteran fighter looks out at the battleground with ISIS. Photo: Seth Frantzman.

A veteran fighter looks out at the battleground with ISIS. Photo: Seth Frantzman.

Islamic State fighters killed at least 145 civilians in an attack on the Syrian town of Kobani and a nearby village, in what a monitoring group described on Friday as one of the worst massacres carried out by the hardline group in Syria.

Islamic State pressed a separate assault to capture government-held parts of the northeastern city of Hasaka, blowing up a security building and triggering a government appeal for all residents to take up arms. The United Nations said 60,000 people were reported to have fled the attack.

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