BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army managed to free a half dozen civilians that were taken hostage by the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Al-Sweida Governorate in late August.  

According to a military report from the Al-Sweida Governorate, the Syrian Army secured a deal with the Islamic State that would free six civilians in exchange for the wives of ten ISIS fighters.

Among the six people released from the Islamic State’s captivity were two women and four children.

Another two batches of kidnapped civilians from Al-Sweida are expected to be released by the Islamic State in the next few days, a military source said on Saturday.

At least another 16 other civilians from Al-Sweida are still being held by ISIS in an undisclosed location in southern Syria. 

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sweet robert
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Glad to see civilians kidnapped and abused by “Rebels”/”Jihadists” are FREED. Cretins
have no shame or any decency. This lot views people as a commodity to be used and abused as they see fit. Free them and let the bombs fall.

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This is good news indeed and a credit to the negotiators.