Anti-Terror Forces launch extensive operation against ISIS in Heseke
The Anti-Terror Forces (HAT) launched an extensive search operation in the neighbourhood of Zihur in Heseke.
The operation launched against ISIS gangs is continuing in the vicinity of Sinaa Prison in the Xiweran (Gweiran) neighbourhood of Heseke. Early this morning, the Anti-Terror Forces (HAT) launched an extensive search operation in the neighbourhood of Zihur in the vicinity of the prison.
On 20 January, ISIS carried out an attack on Sinaa Prison, where 5 thousand ISIS gangs are held, in an attempt to free the imprisoned gangs. Attackers from ISIS then hid themselves in Zihur Neighbourhood.
ISIS gangs besieged
In order to arrest ISIS gangs, North and East Syrian Internal Security Forces and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched a large scale operation. 3 days after the operation, ISIS gangs were besieged in the vicinity of Sinaa prison and a search operation was launched in the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Yesterday, Internal Security Forces and the SDF took many blocks of prison under control and saved 23 people who were taken captive by ISIS gangs.