Snipers, starvation and death: IS ‘caliphate’ ended in bloodbath

Kurdish people visit a cemetery in Hasaka governorate, Syria April 1, 2019. Picture taken April 1, 2019. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

AL-HOL CAMP, Syria (Reuters) – Even when U.S. coalition air strikes and artillery paused for people to evacuate during lulls in fighting, the killing did not stop in Islamic State’s final enclave. Snipers in areas controlled by Syria’s government near the village of Baghouz picked off women and children fetching water from the river or […]

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