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Islamic State attempts prison break in Syria's Hasakah, SDF says

A spokesperson for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said Islamic State militants set off a car bomb and clashed with security forces.
Men suspected of being affiliated with the Islamic State gather in a prison cell in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh on Oct. 26, 2019.

Kurdish-led forces in northeast Syria on Thursday said they thwarted a prison break at a detention center holding Islamic State (IS) militants. 

A spokesperson for the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a car bomb was set off near Geweran prison in Hasakah province. 

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