On 15 May, 04:00 AM, ISIS launched a fierce attack on the town of Aqareb Safiyah, 17 km east of Salamiyah.
The attack started with ISIS fighters sneaking from petrol line side and the village of Qulaib al-thor at 04:00 AM. They assaulted houses on the south-eastern brinks of the town in parallel with targeting Salamiyah city with mortars and rockets which came from Hardanah village, controlled by ISIS. ISIS committed a horrifying massacre slaughtering tens of people, most of whom were women and children. Read more