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Islamic State jihadists free 70 kidnapped children in Syria Monitor

Oct 01, 2014    

Beirut The Islamic State jihadist group on Tuesday freed more than 70 Kurdish school children its fighters kidnapped in northern Syria in May, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The Britainbased group said parents had reported the release of the children, who are believed to be aged between 13 and 15.The group of 70 were among 153 school children, most of them boys, abducted by Islamic State jihadists on 29 May in the northern province of Aleppo. They were intercepted and taken hostage en route to their hometown of Ain alArab after sitting school exams in Aleppo city.They were kidnap...

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