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Syrian Kurds: 785 ISIS-affiliated Foreigners Escaped After Turkish-backed Assault



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The Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria said 785 foreigners affiliated with Islamic State managed to escape a camp where they were being held following Turkish shelling on Sunday.
In an apparent reference to Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, the administration said in a statement that “mercenaries” had attacked the camp where “Daesh elements” – a reference to Islamic State – in turn attacked camp guards and opened the gates.
Turkey’s official news agency says allied Syrian forces have captured the town Suluk in the fifth day of the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria.

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