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At least 20 IS militants killed in failed east Syria airport attack

Dec 22, 2014    

Beirut: At least 20 Islamist State (IS) group members were killed in the second failed jihadist bid in a month to take over an air base in eastern Syria, a monitoring group has said."The IS tried, starting late Saturday, to storm the air base. A total of 20 jihadists were killed in the attack, as well as two regime soldiers," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said yesterday. Nineteen of the IS members were Syrian, while one was Moroccan.They were killed in fighting and heavy army shelling. "The withdrawing jihadists seized and took with them several anti-aircraft missiles,...

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