Islamic State kills 27 Syria pro-regime fighters in 48 hours

Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stand together in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria March 20, 2019 Reuters



Four senior Syrian army officers were among the troops and allied militiamen killed



Islamic State group jihadists have killed 27 pro-Damascus fighters in the Syrian desert, in what a monitoring group described Saturday as their deadliest operation...