المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

ISIS members riot inside largest prison in Al-Hasaka and U.S. aircraft fly over the region

Reliable sources have informed SOHR that Islamic State members rioted this evening inside Goiran prison in southern neighborhood of Al-Hasaka city.

According to Observatory sources, the rapid intervention forces of SDF were able to take control of the prison sections. Gunshots were heard in the perimeter of the prison while trying to control the prisoners.

On the other hand, U.S. jets flew over the area in support of SDF and in case of any possible aggravation of the situation.

The prison is housing more than 5,000 members of different nationalities, accused of belonging to the Islamic State.

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