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May 03, 2017 - The Washington Post

Islamic State militants staged a surprise attack Tuesday at a crossing frequently used by Iraqi and Syrian civilians seeking safety in northeastern Syria, killing at least 37 people, mostly civilians, Kurdish officials and activists said.

The militants struck before dawn after sneaking into the village of Rajm Sleibi, along a front line that separates the Kurdish-controlled Hasakah province from Islamic State-held areas farther south. Some militants reportedly blew themselves up at a Kurdi...