DAMASCUS, Syria | Ex-IS captive says son died in her lap from militant fire

DAMASCUS, Syria | Ex-IS captive says son died in her lap from militant fire

DAMASCUS, Syria— A Syrian woman captured by Islamic State militants said her 8-year-old son died in her lap after the extremists shot him and his cousin during a military operation to liberate them more than 100 days after they were kidnapped.

Najwa Abu Ammar, 35, was kidnapped with her two sons and daughter and nearly two dozen others in July from southern Sweida province in a bloody attack on their villages in which the militants killed over 200 people.

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