Syria: prison stormed by ISIS retaken, Kurdish forces

Assaulted Thursday by militants

26 January, 15:35

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, JANUARY 26 - Kurdish forces in Syria announced that they have regained control of the prison of Gweiran, in Hasake, the main center of northeastern Syria, stormed on Thursday by ISIS militants and so far held by militants and a group of detainees.

    Quoted by Rojava information center (RIC), the media platform of the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces, the political-military umbrella headed by the PKK, Syrian Kurdish-Arab sources meanwhile reported the arrest of about 1,000 ISIS militants, including assailants and detainees who took part in the uprising starting on Thursday.

    For its part, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said military operations are about to end and that some 1,300 ISIS militants and detainees have surrendered. The reports cannot be independently verified on the ground. (ANSAmed) (ANSA).

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