Middle East

US-backed Syria fighters regain control of prison, ending six-day Isis attack

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) regained full control of al-Sina’a prison in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka on Wednesday, spokesman Farhad Shami said in a tweet, and all remaining Islamic State militants had surrendered.At least 200 prison inmates and militants and 30 security forces have died since Isis militants attacked the jail on Thursday in a bid to free their members, officials have said.There was no mention by the SDF of the 850 children and minors caught in the…


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