ISIS militants capture key Syrian border town
ISIS announced the creation of an Islamic caliphate this week (File/AFP)
ISIS has captured a key town from other rebels close to the Iraqi border according to a Syrian activist group, AP reports.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims Al-Bukamal was captured by ISIS militants after days of clashes with rival rebels.
The latest ISIS victory came after the extremist group declared the establishment of an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria.
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