Author Topic: Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field 'massacre'  (Read 230 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline flowers

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,372
Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field 'massacre'
« on: July 19, 2014, 11:22:29 AM »
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/10977704/Islamic-State-kills-270-in-Syrian-gas-field-massacre.html

Quote
Jihadists have killed 270 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and employees since seizing a gas field in Homs province, a monitoring group said Friday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights described Thursday's takeover of the Shaar field as "the biggest" anti-regime operation by the Islamic State (IS) since it emerged in the Syrian conflict last year.

The watchdog, updating an earlier toll of 115, said it had documented "the death of 270 people killed in the fighting or executed" since Thursday.

"A large majority of the men killed were executed at gunpoint after being taken prisoner following the takeover of the camp," said Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman.


Offline Lando Lincoln

  • Member
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 11,105
Re: Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field 'massacre'
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2014, 11:28:24 AM »
Mankind is so brutal, so fearsome.  I gotta go out and get a COEXIST number sticker for my car.
For the progressive, there is very little to love about the United States. Washington, Jefferson, Madison? A bunch of rotten slaveholders, hypocrites, and cowards even when their hearts were in the right places. The Declaration of Independence? A manifesto for the propertied classes. The Constitution? An artifact of sexism and white supremacy. The sacrifices in the great wars of the 20th century? Feeding the poor and the disenfranchised into the meat-grinder of imperialism. The gifts of Carnegie, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Morgan, Astor? Blood money from self-aggrandizing robber barons. Nat Rev

Online EC

  • Shanghaied Editor
  • Member
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 17,637
  • Conspiracy engineer. Low rates.
Re: Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field 'massacre'
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2014, 11:35:45 AM »
Mankind is so brutal, so fearsome.  I gotta go out and get a COEXIST number sticker for my car.

we are.  :beer:
The fastest way to a man's heart? Inch to the right of the breastbone, between the fourth and fifth rib.

Every time I start to feel boring, I remember there is a monthly magazine devoted to elevators.

Avatar from Mythtickle

I've got a website now: Smoke and Ink

Offline 240B

  • Lord of all things Orange!
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 5,716
Re: Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field 'massacre'
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2014, 11:42:52 AM »
Stickers are sooooo 5 years ago.
 
The only way to effect change, the only way to get anything actually done in this era, is by unleashing the dreaded "hashtag". They recoil from the hashtag like a vampire looking at a cross.
 
Hashtag is the only way to motivate brutal, ruthless, dictators and terrorists in the modern age.
You cannot "COEXIST" with people who want to kill you.

Offline kevindavis

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 6,013
Re: Islamic State kills 270 in Syrian gas field 'massacre'
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2014, 01:25:52 PM »
There is a reason in why I want to get off this planet.
"Die-hard conservatives thought that if I couldn't get everything I asked for, I should jump off the cliff with the flag flying-go down in flames. No, if I can get 70 or 80 percent of what it is I'm trying to get ... I'll take that and then continue to try to get the rest in the future."

Ronald Reagan

"We must continue to go into space for humanity.” - Dr. Stephen Hawking


Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo
Smf