ISIS Holds Terrified Civilians as Human Shields in Syrian City of Raqqa

(AP-Denver Post) Bassem Mroue and Lori Hinnant - Residents of the Syrian city of Raqqa live in terror, trapped as a massive human shield in the Islamic State's capital ahead of the final battle with U.S.-backed forces. All men have been ordered to wear the jihadis' garb of baggy pants and long shirts - making it difficult to distinguish Islamic State militants from civilians.

2017-03-30 00:00:00

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