This image posted by the Raqqa Media Center shows a fighter from the Islamic State group inspecting a military truck in Raqqa, Syria, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.(AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)
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Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) militants stormed one of the Syrian government's last outposts in the northern province of Raqqa in an overnight attack and battled troops holed up in the area Thursday, killing dozens of soldiers, activists said.ISIS fighters killed at least 50 soldiers when they took over a base outside Raqqa city about two weeks ago.It said at least 27 pro-government fighters were killed after three ISIS fighters blew themselves up in car bombs at the gates and around the base and in the battles that followed.At least 11 ISIS fighters were killed, added the group, which monitors violence in Syria through a network of sources.
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