Kurdish Officials Say Turkey Shelled Prison Holding 60 Foreign ISIS Fighters

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Turkish forces reportedly bombed a prison in northern Syria that held more than 60 foreign ISIS fighters.

According to Kurdish authorities in Syria, Turkey bombed a prison holding more than 60 foreign ISIS fighters in what they described as a “clear attempt” to help them escape, Reuters reported.

The attack was part of “shelling on Wednesday night targeted part of Chirkin prison in the city of Qamishli,” the officials said.

"These attacks on prisons holding Daesh (IS) terrorists will lead to a catastrophe the consequences of which the world may not be able to handle later on," Kurdish authorities said in a statement, without providing further details on the incident.


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