Al-Qaeda kidnaps 300 Syrian Kurds

2015-04-06 19:29
Al-Nusra rebels. (ENN, AFP)

Al-Nusra rebels. (ENN, AFP)

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Istanbul - Al-Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, kidnapped 300 Kurdish men in the country's north, a Kurdish official in Syria said on Monday.

Idris Nassan, an official in the Kobani canton, said the men were taken on Sunday evening as they were travelling from the town of Afrin to the cities of Aleppo and the capital Damascus.

"They left women and children but they kidnapped 300 men and young people," he said.

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