IS Fighters Take Control Of Major Syrian Airbase

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IS fighters take control of a Syrian government’s airbase.

IS militants take control of Taqba airbase in Syria
IS militants take control of Taqba airbase in Syria


According to reports, Islamic State (IS) militants have taken control of a major Syrian government airbase- the Taqba airbase. State Television channel confirmed that government forces had “evacuated” the airbase. Hundreds have been reportedly killed on both sides as a result of fighting between Syrian forces and the IS militants on his base.