ISIS abducts several Christians in Syria

By: | Published: August 7, 2015 7:37 PM

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has abducted several people, mostly Christian, from Homs province in Syria in pro-regime forces.

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has abducted several people, mostly Christian, from Homs province in Syria in pro-regime forces.

According to the BBC, monitoring groups said that these people were captured when the militants swept through al-Qaryatain in Homs province.

Many of the Christians had fled to al-Qaryatain to escape fighting in Aleppo province to the north.

According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), at least 230 people were seized by ISIS fighters in al-Qaryatain.

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