ISIS terrorists massacre civilians, burn Tal Hermez antique church in Hasaka

Hasaka, SANA – The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) carried out armed attacks on Tal Hermez, Tal Shamiram, Tal Riman, Tal Nasra, al-Agibash, Toma Yalda and al-Haooz villages in the western countryside of Hasaka, burning one of the oldest churches in Syria in the process.

Local sources told SANA reporter that ISIS terrorists attacked with heavy vehicles a number of villages in Tal Tami area, committing massacres there which claimed the lives of tens and displaced a hundreds of families from their homes.

The sources added that ISIS members burned tens of houses and the antique church of Tal Hermez which considered one of the oldest churches in Syria, pointing out that ISIS organization aims through targeting villages surrounding Tal Tamr near to Ras al-Ayn city to open a passage towards the Turkish borders to facilitate the procurement of weapons and mercenaries from Turkey.

The sources pointed out that the air forces of Washington and its allies were flying over the area without targeting ISIS terrorists during their attacks on locals.

Manar al-Freih / Hazem Sabbagh

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