Syria Kurds launch security sweep in IS families camp

AFP , Sunday 28 Mar 2021

Media officials with the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Kurds' main fighting force, confirmed the operation, saying it was backed by the US-led coalition battling IS

Kurdish authorities launched a security operation in a camp holding suspected family members of Islamic State group militants and made of dozens of arrests Sunday, a war monitor and Kurdish officials said.'

'More than thirty women and men have been arrested' in a sweeping operation in and around the Al-Hol camp, said Rami Abdul Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Media officials with the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Kurds' main fighting force, confirmed the operation, saying it was backed by the US-led coalition battling IS.

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