Masked Men Kidnap Activists in Atareb

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are believed to have targeted Samar Saleh for her non-Islamic dress

Local sources in the city of Atareb, in the countryside of Aleppo, have told Zaman al-Wasl that masked men kidnapped activists Samar Saleh and Muhammad al-Omar from a residential area near the city center.


According to the source, the masked men pulled Saleh by her hair to a waiting car. Omar was led to the same car quietly.


Activists in the city say Saleh has been targeted by the local battalions administering the city due to her non-Islamic dress, makeup and forcefulness.


Activists suspect the Islamic State of Iraq and Syira were behind the kidnap.


Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer



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