Riot breaks out at Syria prison holding IS militants

SuspectedIslamic Stateprisoners staged a riot in a jail innortheast Syriaon Saturday, prompting a mobilisation of forces fromSyrian Kurdishauthorities and the anti-IS international coalition,The New Arab’s Arabic-language service report.Prison officials were alerted to the incident after IS inmates at Ghouiran, tucked away in a manufacturing district in the city Al-Hasakeh, launched a revolt and refused to take prison orders, sources told The New Arab.Troops closed off the road leading to the prison on arrival, as military aircraft circled Al-Hasakeh skies overhead, a city run by a semi-autono…

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