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Hungary detains Syrian Islamic State member accused of killings - prosecutors

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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian authorities have detained a Syrian man on Friday accused of taking part in beheadings in Syria as a member of Islamic State, Budapest prosecutors said in a statement.

The man, not identified in the statement, is suspected of executing about 20 people in 2016, all family members of a person in Homs city who refused to join Islamic State, the prosecutors said.

(Reporting by Sandor Peto; Editing by Peter Graff)

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