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ISIS Attack Assyrian District in Syria, Five Killed

Three Assyrians killed by ISIS attacks in al-Wusta district of Qamishle, Syria. From left to right: George Lahdo, Karim Simon and Toma Khosho. ( AINA)
(AINA) -- An attack by ISIS in the al-Wusta district of Qamishle, Syria killed at least five persons, three of them Assyrians, and injured more than a dozen. This is the third time al-Wusta, inhabited almost exclusively by Assyrians, has been attacked (AINA 2016-01-24).

Related: Attacks on Assyrians in Syria

ISIS terrorist stormed the area near Miami restaurant, shouting "Alahu Akbar" (God is great) and "ISIS is here to stay" while firing shots with handguns and lobbing grenades. Assyrian Gozarto Protection Forces (GPF) shot and killed two suicide bombers before they could detonate their suicide belts. One suicide bomber was able to detonate his belt near Miami restaurant and Dominos Pizza.

The three Assyrians killed have been identified as George Lahdo, Karim Simon and Toma Khosho.


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