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(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Saturday that organization of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) executed eight fighters from Kurdish Front Brigade captured in Aleppo, while fate of dozens of prisoners remains unknown so far.

A woman was killed and her daughter injured by shelling from the Syrian regime forces on areas in the town of Hayan, while the troops renewed bombardment of the villages of Jabal Al-Hoss, but there was no information about casualties yet, SOHR said.

Meanwhile, violent clashes took place betwen the opposition and regime forces, supported by Hezbollah, as part of fighting to take control of Aleppo. Simultaneously, clashes were reported in Deir Al-Zour, causing at least one injury from the ISIL organization.

The regime forces blew up with explosives a building of five floors, occupied by Islamic fighters, causing its total collapse.

At least 24 people were killed including two children in a car bomb explosion in front of a mosque in Namir town of Daraa. The number of the deaths is likely to rise due to the injury of more than 40 others, most of them in critical condition.


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

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