US condemns ISIS attacks on Christian villages in Syria
26 February 2015, 09:34
Washington - The United States on Wednesday condemned recent attacks by ISIS militants on Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria, which it said included the burning of homes and churches and abduction of women, children and the elderly.
"This is but the latest round of atrocities perpetrated by ISIS against the innocent people of the region," the White House said in a statement.
Christian Syrian activists said on Tuesday that ISIS militants had abducted at least 150 people from Assyrian Christian villages in northeastern Syria they had raided.