Watch Heavy Clashes after ISIS attacks Yarmouk Refugee Camp

Thu Apr 2, 2015 17:51:53

ISIS terrorist, reportedly entered the camp from the nearby Hajar Aswad neighborhood in southern Damascus in a coordinated attack with their rivals in the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front.

According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, ISIS managed to take control of large parts of the Yarmouk camp following clashes with a Palestinian group.

The Observatory reported heavy clashes in the camp between ISIS fighters and members of the Palestinian faction called Aknaf Beit al-Maqdis.

The UN Relief and Works Agency said there are a variety of groups engaged in serious fighting near the 18,000 refugees in the camp, including 3,500 children.

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