REPORT: Guarding IS prisoners not priority – Syrian Kurds

OCTOBER 12, 2019

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by BBC:

Kurds under attack from Turkey in northern Syria say they will no longer prioritise guarding Islamic State detainees if the offensive continues.

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) currently hold thousands of suspected IS prisoners.

The article goes on to state the following:

Areas in north-eastern Syria under SDF control have come under heavy bombardment from Turkey since it launched its offensive on Wednesday.

Turkey plans to drive Kurds away from a “safe zone,” then resettle more than three million Syrian refugees, BBC reports.

 

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