Car bombs explode near prison in Syria and 20 ISIS terrorists escape

Two car bombs exploded at the entrance of Al-Sina’a prison in southern Al-Hasakah, Syria. Unofficially, it has been reported that at least 20 ISIS members who were under arrest fled.

People reported hearing “the sound of explosions and the sound of heavy gunfire, after the two car bombs exploded in the vicinity of Al-Sina’a prison.”

It was also reported that the prison was attacked by ISIS cells after the two car bombs detonated.

They closed the entrances and exits of the Syrian city

20 suspected terrorists managed to escape from the prison

It was reported that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) closed the entrances and exits of the city of Hasaka, and established a security cordon in the vicinity of the industrial prison to catch the prisoners who managed to escape.

Kurdish media reported that 20 ISIS members had escaped from the prison after the two explosions. For its part, local media reported that US warplanes flew low over the prison and set off flares, apparently in an attempt to find out what was going on and stop the prison riot.

It was reported that after two car bombs exploded at the prison gates, intense shots were fired inside the prison,and escape attempts by terrorists from the Takfiri organization.

It was also revealed that the bombs targeted the western side of the prison in order to create a hole in the walls and doors to allow ISIS terrorists to escape.

Authorities reported that inside the prison where the explosions occurred, “thousands of terrorists” from the Islamic State are jailed.

What is ISIS?

It’s a group of terrorists

ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) is a Sunni jihadist group with a particularly violent ideology that calls itself a caliphate and claims religious authority over all Muslims. They were inspired by Al Qaeda but was later publicly expelled from it.