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Kurdish Forces Battle ISIS After Prison Attack

The attempt to break out thousands of former Islamic State fighters from a prison in Syria has swelled into the biggest confrontation between American-backed forces and ISIS in three years.

[explosion] [gunshots] [gunshots] [gunshots] “We are particularly disturbed by reports that significant number of boys, possibly several hundred, are held there, and are extremely concerned for their safety and well-being.” “We have conducted a series of strikes through this days- long operation to include the precision targeting of ISIS fighters who are attacking the S.D.F. from buildings in the area. And we have provided limited ground support strategically positioned to assist security in the area.”

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Kurdish Forces Battle ISIS After Prison Attack

By Lucas Lilieholm, Ang Li and Sameen Amin January 25, 2022

The attempt to break out thousands of former Islamic State fighters from a prison in Syria has swelled into the biggest confrontation between American-backed forces and ISIS in three years.

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