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Several dozen members of the families of militants of the banned terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG) escaped from the camp of ain Issa in Northern Syria where they were under the protection of Kurdish forces. About it writes “bi-Bi-si”.
As writes the edition, the number of escaped prisoners vary. In the Syrian monitoring center for human rights claimed that the camp managed to escape a hundred people, while Kurdish authorities say nearly 800 escaped.
It is reported that the prisoners attacked the gates of the camp, when there were fighting Turkish troops. According to Kurdish authorities, at the moment the camp unguarded. There were about 12 thousand people, including about a thousand women and children associated with the militants and are not originally from the region.
Earlier it was reported that the Turkish troops captured the town of Suluk in Syria. It is located 10 kilometers from the Syrian border with Turkey.
On Saturday, October 12, Turkey’s army with the support of the Free Syrian army (FSA) took control over the town of RAS al-Ayn in Syria, which is considered one of the key objectives of the Turkish armed forces.
On 9 October, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of military operations in Syria against the PKK and banned terrorist organization “Islamic state”. It goes together with the formation of the free Syrian army. The operation was called “the Source of peace”. The first intensive attacks were made in the province of hasakah.
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