300 ISIS members surrender to SDF in Hasaka
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said 300 Islamic State (ISIS) members surrendered early on Monday, January 24, following days of clashes after a prison-break attempt in the northeast city of Hasaka.

"After the call for safe surrender and to hand over their arms, at 5am, our forces raided and controlled one of the prison buildings where these terrorist mutineers barricaded,” SDF press announced.
Kurdish forces said they were continuing a sweep operation in Hasaka’s Ghweiran neighborhood where the al-Sinaa prison is located.
Rojava Information Center (RIC) said scattered groups of ISIS militants remains in Ghweiran and al-Zuhour, adding community defense units (HPC) were patrolling the area.
A statement from SDF media posted late on Monday afternoon said they were taking precautions to protect the safety of civilians who may be used as human shields by ISIS members during clashes.
The SDF also announced eight ISIS militants were killed and the SDF lost one member of their forces in the battle to regain control of the prison and surrounding area.
The Coordination and Military Ops Center of SDF said on Monday afternoon they were continuing to capture ISIS members, who will be taken to a new, secure facility.
"The leadership of the SDF is advancing its efforts to gain control of the whole prison,” the ops center said, adding coalition airstrikes were "continuing to strike the terrorists with precision.”
Clashes in the vicinity of al-Sinaa prison, which houses thousands of ISIS inmates, has been ongoing since Thursday night, when three explosions struck near the detention facility as part of a break-out attempt with ISIS sleeper cells.
The SDF said at least 175 ISIS militants were killed in the ensuing clashes, RIC said on Sunday. Civilians and community defense units (HPC).
The head of the SDF media center, Farhad Shami, said on Saturday afternoon Kurdish forces were "tightening the security perimeter imposed on the northern section of al-Sinaa prison.”
Shami said on Saturday pro-ISIS media published a video which purported to show a number of people who had been abducted. Shami confirmed the men in the video were kitchen staff from the prison and said the SDF had lost contact with them during the first attack on al-Sinaa.
Sayel al-Zaoba, an official in the city of Shadadi’s military council, denied reports of a riot at a prison holding ISIS militants in the city, according to North Press Agency.
Zaoba said there was a firm security cordon around al-Kum prison in Shadadi.
The Special Operations Joint Task Force – Levant said on Sunday the coalition was assisting the SDF in their fight against ISIS.
The SOJTF-Levant said they were "committed to assisting and enabling” the SDF in the "continued efforts to protect the people” of Northeast Syria.
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