BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – Several Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) allegedly escaped from a prison in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported.
Citing local sources, SANA said that a number of ISIS terrorists escaped from the Al-Hawl Prison in the Al-Hasakah countryside, which is controlled by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
The sources told SANA that seven terrorists from ISIS managed to escape from al-Hawl prison.
The sources indicated that SDF groups announced a state of alert to search for the fleeing terrorists.
This is the third time in the last two months that Islamic State terrorists have escaped a prison in northeastern Syria.