The Most Violent 48 Hours Of The Entire Syrian War Centered Around Gas Fields | Business Insider

| July 24, 2014


“On July 19, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) militants attacked gas fields in Sha’ar, Syria, east of Homs. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as cited by Reuters, roughly 270 government soldiers and gas field employees were killed, many of them execution-style. The jihadists reportedly lost 40 fighters in the assault as well. Another 400 people were killed in hostilities country-wide towards the end of last week, a 48-hour span that represented “the bloodiest fighting since the civil war began in 2011.


“On July 19, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) militants attacked gas fields in Sha’ar, Syria, east of Homs. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights as cited by Reuters, roughly 270 government soldiers and gas field employees were killed, many of them execution-style. The jihadists reportedly lost 40 fighters in the assault as well. Another 400 people were killed in hostilities country-wide towards the end of last week, a 48-hour span that represented “the bloodiest fighting since the civil war began in 2011.” Full article here.

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