A US air support helps Kurds to pacify prison riot of ISIS fighters in Syria

DAMASCUS, (BM) – An air support to the Kurdish militia for the liquidation of a riot in a prison in the Guweyran region of Hasaka city was provided by aircraft of the US-led international coalition against ISIS on March 30, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing news agency Krasnaya Vesna.

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According to the source, the coalition sent reinforcements to the Guweiran region, including aviation. Coalition planes were barring over the area to assist Kurdish units from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) during the assault on the prison.

ISIS militants captured by Kurds during the liberation of Syrian territory east of the Euphrates were held in a prison in the Guweiran region. On March 29, prisoners staged riots, were able to capture one floor of the prison. Several of them managed to escape.

On the morning of March 30, SDF representatives reported that the riot had already been suppressed and that 4 escaped militants were being searched, but later there was information about the arrival of an international coalition patrol in Hasaku, and American planes appeared in the sky over Guweiran.


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