IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 regime soldiers

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack that killed nearly 40 soldiers in Syria the day before when jihadists ambushed a bus in eastern Syria. War monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37. It said eight officers were among those killed while 12 other soldiers were wounded in the attack. A statement by IS’s propaganda arm Amaq said its fighters had “ambushed a bus transporting apostate Nusayri army elements,” using a dero…

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