The ISIL terrorist group has kidnapped at least 90 Christians in northeast Syria.
The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday that the abductions were carried out in Assyrian Christian villages near the town of Tel Tamer in the province of Hasakah.
It said the Takfiri militants attacked the villages after dawn.
Tel Tamer, home to the ancient Christian minority, is located in the western countryside of the Kurdish city of Hasakah.
There are at least 28 Assyrian villages in the Hasakah Province.
The ISIL militants, with members from several Western countries, control parts of Syria and Iraq, and have been carrying out horrific acts of violence such as public decapitations and crucifixions against all communities.
The new abductions came amid heavy clashes between Kurdish fighters and ISIL militants over the control of several villages in Hasakah.
Media reports said that the terror group has executed two people for “dealing with Kurds” in the village of Ghibsh located near the town of Tal Tamer in the province.
Syria has been grappling with a deadly crisis since March 2011. The violence fueled by Takfiri groups has so far claimed the lives of over 210,000 people.
By Press TV