three hundred Cement Workers Kidnapped by ISIS: Syrian State TV

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Source:   —  April 07, 2016, at 6:40 PM

The workers and contractors of the Al Badia Cement company were taken from close the town of Dumeir and their employer had lost all contact with them, state TV quoted the industry ministry as saying.

three hundred Cement Workers Kidnapped by ISIS: Syrian State TV

BEIRUT — ISIS militants kidnapped three hundred cement workers in an area northeast of Damascus where the militants launched an assault against government forces this week, Syrian state television said Thursday.

The workers and contractors of the Al Badia Cement company were taken from close the town of Dumeir and their employer had lost all contact with them, state TV quoted the industry ministry as saying.

NBC News couldn't immediately check the report.

Earlier, the Combined Joint Task Force said that the United States and its allies conducted twenty-seven strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday.

In a statement, it said eight strikes close four cities in Syria hit five tactical units, disabled seven well-heads and destroyed fighting positions, a rocket system and four vehicles.

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