Islamic State releases video of what it says is two Russians captured in Syria

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 03, 2017 10:26 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State released a video on Tuesday that it said showed two Russian soldiers that is says it captured in fighting in the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor.

In the video, released on the group's AMAQ's news agency, two men appeared wearing gray tunics, one wearing handcuffs and the other with what appeared to be bruises on his face. One of them spoke in Russian, with Arabic subtitles in the video.

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