Mar 11, 2015

Nearly 100 prisoners escape ISIS jail in northern Syria, monitor says

The estimated 95 prisoners who escaped an Islamic State-run prison in al-Bab, about 20 miles from the Turkish border, include 30 Kurdish fighters, Syrian civilians, and Islamic fighters opposed to ISIS, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday. ISIS has put al-Bab on high alert, calling for residents to recapture the jail-breakers, the Observatory said, citing their sources in the...

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