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Two Islamic State suicide bombers killed in Syria amid group’s resurgence

There has been an uptick in IS attacks throughout Syria in recent months.
Villagers walk to collect water after troops from the Syrian Democratic Forces, a coalition of Kurdish and Arab forces, retook a town on November 11, 2015 near Hasaka, in the autonomous region of Rojava, Syria. The armed forces of the predominantly Kurdish region in northern Syria have been retaking territory from ISIL extremists with the help of airstrikes from the U.S. led coalition. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

The US military said on Sunday that its Syrian allies thwarted an attack by the Islamic State (IS). The group is seeing a resurgence and has carried out numerous attacks in Syria in the last few months. 

The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) killed two IS suicide bombers in Hasakah in the northeast. The SDF ambushed the would-be bombers before they were able to detonate their explosives, CENTCOM said in a tweet. 

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