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18 Islamic State jihadists killed in clashes in Syria

Sep 20, 2014    

Beirut At least 18 jihadists from the Islamic State group were killed in overnight clashes with Kurdish fighters in northern Syria near a strategic border, a monitoring group said on Saturday.The Britainbased Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the 18 militants, reportedly including one of Chinese nationality, were killed in fighting near the town of Ain alArab, known to the Kurds as Kobane.The Observatory said on Friday that Islamic State jihadists had seized 60 Kurdish villages near the Turkish border in a lightning twoday campaign as they close in on Ain alArab.The town in Aleppo provi...

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