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Sunday, January 17, 2016
Scores fear dead in fresh ISIS attack in eastern Syria
Aftermmath of the ISIS attack on a village in eastern Syrian on Saturday did not just killed many people. but also left a conflicting report.
Activists said at least 135 people were killed, while Syrian-controlled media said the death toll was at least 300.
At least 42 ISIS fighters died, the London-based activist group said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead included 50 Syrian forces or loyal militia fighters and 85 family members of security forces from the village of Bghailiye.
According to Syrian State run news agency SANA, the death toll was much higher and was made up of civilians
SANA said ISIS militants killed about 300 residents of the village. Most of the victims were women, children and seniors, SANA reported, citing sources in Deir Ezzor province. SANA didn't report any deaths among the combatants.