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    Death Toll From Daesh Militants Attack on Village in Syrian Hama Reaches 51

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    The death toll following Daesh Thursday attack on Aqareb es Safi village reached 51 people, a source in Salamiyeh National Hospital told Sputnik.

    DAMASCUS (Sputnik) — The death toll following Daesh (banned in Russia) Thursday attack on Aqareb es Safi village in the Syrian Hama province reached 51 people, a source in Salamiyeh National Hospital told Sputnik.

    "Fifty-one dead and over 100 wounded, these are the final numbers regarding the victims of the Daesh attack on Aqareb es Safi village," the source said.

    Aqareb es Safi has a strategically important geographical position due to its location near the the M5 north-south motorway linking Aleppo with other Syrian provinces.

    The Syrian army along with militias loyal to Damascus has been fighting against numerous terrorist groups, including the Daesh, within a civil war that has lasted for more than six years.

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