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Islamic State terrorists took over a natural gas field in the Homs province of Syria, as well as several caches of weapons from the Syrian fighters

Islamic State terrorists took over a natural gas field in the Homs province of Syria, as well as several caches of weapons from the Syrian fighters

“Pictures show that the Islamic State has taken control of the Hayan gas plant,” United Press International reported, citing the Long War Journal’s photographic evidence.

The Islamic State used to control up to seven oil fields — a holding that allowed it to collect as much as $2 million a day in revenues.

That’s been trimmed a bit by international air strikers, but it’s not yet known how this new capture of the natural gas will bolster Islamic State abilities.

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The Washington Times
Published on:
November 4, 2014
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http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/4/islamic-state-seizes-natural-gas-field-in-syria/
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